Parry's famous voyages in search of the Northwest passage - which he did not locate - issued in this pocket side in hope of bring a uniform edition of modern discovers together with a second edition of the narrative of Parry's attempt to reach the North Pole issued as volume 6.
First collected edition. [1828 - 1829]. Pocket-sized editions of the expeditions of William Parry. Six volumes, [Complete]. 12 plates and a map. 16mo; 131 x 88mm; 5.25 inches tall. Polished blue calf; marbled endpages Spine with 5 panels with stamped gilt decorations; titles in red calf. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning, scattered foxing. Moderate handling wear with mild edgewear. Armorial bookplate of Benjamin Eyre on rear paste-downs.------ REF: Sabin 25627; cf. Hill 1313; Howgego, 210
Title: Journals of the First, Second and Third Voyages for the Discovery of a North-west Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific. [And:] Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole
Edition: First collected edition. [1828 - 1829].
Publisher: London, John Murray: 1828
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Size: 16mo; 131 x 88mm; 5.25 inches tall.
Seller ID: 009525
Keywords: Northwest Passage; Polar; Arctic,