1856 Rare Book - Northern regions, or, Uncle Richard's relation of Captain Parry's voyages for the discovery of a north west passage


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Title : Northern regions, or, Uncle Richard's relation of Captain Parry's voyages for the discovery of a north west passage,: And Franklin's and Cochrane's overland journeys to other parts of the World .
Language : Text in English
Publisher : NEW YORK and  BOSTON, C.S. Francis and Company, 1856
Size : 7 " X 5 "
Pages :  302 pages followed by 8 pages of the publisher's catalog. 
Binding : Very good decorated full cloth binding (hinges fine, upper and lower part of the spine slightly worn) under a removable protective mylar cover .
Content : Very good content ( tight and clean, rare foxing and staining, some light browning to some pages, exlibris of the famous swedish-american painter Ivar Elis Evers).
Illustrations : Fully illustrated by 24 plates (complete).


The book : Rare 19th century illustrated edition of this arctic book. Treatment of the expeditions in search of a Northwest Passage by William Parry (1819-21), John Franklin (1st expedition of 1819), and John Cochrane’s ove


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