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A Voyage of Discovery, Made Under the Orders of the Admiralty, in His Majesty's Ships Isabella and Alexander, for the Purpose of Exploring Baffin's Bay, and Enquiring into the Probability of a North-West Passage. In Two Volumes.

By: Ross, John

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Strahan and Spottiswoode, for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown: 1819

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 1959528

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Rebound in library buckram. Minor tape repairs to fold-outs, expected transfer, otherwise an exceptional set. 1819 Hard Cover. lxix, 265, [2]; 258 pp. 8vo. Two fold-outs (one of Davis' Strait and Baffin's Bay, one depicting several geological instruments) and deviation chart follow text of vol. 2. 2-page terminal publisher ad in both volumes advertises other travel books. Published first in a single quarto volume, this work was reissued in a second edition of two octavo volumes the same year. Based on auction records, the second edition seems the more uncommon of the two, thoug... View more info