Feb 04, 2016 - Sale 2404

Sale 2404 - Lot 43

Price Realized: $ 422
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(ARCTIC.) Barrow, John. Voyages of Discovery and Research within the Arctic Regions. 2 maps, frontispiece portrait. xiv, 530 pages plus 16 ad pages. 8vo, publisher's cloth, moderate wear, rebacked with original backstrip laid down and original endpapers retained; short closed tear to map; uncut; binder's tag of Remnant & Edmonds on rear free endpaper, early inscription and Edinger bookplate on front free endpaper. London, 1846

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first edition. Continues Barrow's narrative from the 1818 Chronological History (above). "Contains a detailed account of the principal British expeditions into the North American Arctic, from Sir John Ross in 1818 to those of George Back and Sir George Simpson in 1836-39"--Hill 73. Arctic Bibliography 1096; Sabin 3669.