<b>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 </b>

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

By: Parry, William Edward (1790-1855)

Price: $1,600.00


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

Author Name: Parry, William Edward (1790-1855)

Categories: Exploration & Adventure, Arctic Regions / Polar, 19th Century, TRAVEL, GEOGRAPHY & EXPLORATION, 19th CENTURY: Literature and Works,

Edition: First collected edition. [1828 - 1829].

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1828

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: None Issued

Type: Book

Size: 16mo; 131 x 88mm; 5.25 inches tall.

lb: 3.00

Seller ID: 009525

Keywords: Northwest Passage; Polar; Arctic,