Sep 17, 2009 - Sale 2186

Sale 2186 - Lot 41

Price Realized: $ 1,800
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Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(ARCTIC--CANADA.) Goodsir, Robert Anstruther. An Arctic Voyage to Baffin's Bay and Lancaster Sound, in Search of Friends with Sir John Franklin. Folding map, frontispiece. 12mo, publisher's cloth, needs binding; title page slightly chipped on fore-edge. Bound with [8] 16mo pages of publisher's ads dated March 1850. London, 1850

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One of the first published accounts of the search for Franklin's disastrous 1845-48 expedition, written by the brother of Franklin's ship surgeon. The search parties arrived in the Arctic a year after the last of Franklin's party had perished. Arctic Bibliography 5919; Sabin 27931; TPL 2986.