Feb 04, 2016 - Sale 2404

Sale 2404 - Lot 52

Price Realized: $ 488
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
(ARCTIC.) Fisher, Alexander. Pair of his published journals. 8vo, unmatched bindings; Edinger bookplates. London, [1819] and 1821

Additional Details

Journal of a Voyage of Discovery, to the Arctic Regions, Performed . . . in His Majesty's Ship Alexander. Folding map, 3 plates. viii, 104 pages. 8vo, modern 1/2 calf giving Parry as author on spine label; offsetting to map. An account of the first Ross expedition by its assistant surgeon. London, [1819]
A Journal of a Voyage of Discovery to the Arctic Regions, in His Majesty's Ships Hecla and Griper. 2 maps, text illustrations. [3]-xi, 320 pages. 8vo, contemporary 1/2 vellum, minor wear; lacking half-title, moderate foxing; early bookplate on front pastedown. Second edition of Fisher's account of the first Parry expedition. London, 1821. Arctic Bibliography 5021-2; Hill 604-5.