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    Sale 2310 | Lot 48
    Price Realized: $780With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2310 Lot 48

      (ARCTIC.) Parry, William Edward. Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage. 6 maps, 14 plates. 4to, contemporary full calf gilt, moderate wear, rejointed; hinges split, front free endpaper detached, moderate foxing on plates. London, 1821

      Estimate $300 - 400

      Second edition. Parry's account of the first of 3 expeditions led by him in search of a Northwest Passage. "The immediate achievements of these voyages were the charting of hundreds of miles of coastline in the Canadian Arctic archipelago and the collecting of valuable data on Arctic natural history"--Hill 1311 (first edition). Does not include the 1824 supplement volume. Arctic Bibliography 13145; Sabin 58860.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $780