Feb 04, 2016 - Sale 2404

Sale 2404 - Lot 57

Price Realized: $ 455
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(ARCTIC.) Lyon, George F. Pair of his published Arctic narratives. 8vo, unmatched contemporary calf gilt; Charles Benson and Edinger bookplates. London, 1824 and 1825

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The Private Journal . . . during the Recent Voyage of Discovery under Captain Parry. Folding map, 7 plates. xi, [1], 468 pages. 8vo, contemporary calf, minor wear, lacking spine label; foxing to plates; bookplate of renowned hunter J. Clifton Talbot on front free endpaper. An account of Perry's 2nd Arctic expedition. London, 1824
A Brief Narrative of an Unsuccessful Attempt to Reach Repulse Bay. Folding map, 7 plates, text illustrations. xvi, 198, [2] pages. 8vo, later calf, moderate wear, rebacked with original backstrip laid down; minor foxing. London, 1825. Arctic Bibliography 10530-1; Hill 1053; TPL 1289, 1324.