Arctic Searching Expedition: A Journal of a Boat-Voyage Through Rupert's Land and the Arctic Sea, in Search of the Discovery Ships under Command of Sir John Franklin. With an Appendix on the Physical Geography of North America. John Richardson.
Arctic Searching Expedition: A Journal of a Boat-Voyage Through Rupert's Land and the Arctic Sea, in Search of the Discovery Ships under Command of Sir John Franklin. With an Appendix on the Physical Geography of North America.

Arctic Searching Expedition: A Journal of a Boat-Voyage Through Rupert's Land and the Arctic Sea, in Search of the Discovery Ships under Command of Sir John Franklin. With an Appendix on the Physical Geography of North America.

New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1852. First US Edition. Hardcover. Item #22281

xi, 516pp + 12pp advertisements. Green cloth stamped in blind on the sides and in gold on the spine, pink endpapers. Eight in-text woodcut engravings, several tables on climate in various regions (Lakes Ontario, Erie, Huron, Michigan, Superior, Valley of the Saskatchewan, etc.); includes sections on trees and shrubs, numbers of species in various zones, insects; also includes Eskimo, Kutchin, Chepewyan, Dogrib, and Mauvais-Monde vocabularies. Spine ends worn, a few stains to front cover, scattered foxing throughout, bookplate to front pastedown and previous owners' names to front free endpaper and flyleaf. A good+ copy. Sabin 71025. ; Octavo.

Price: $275.00

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