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Octavo Size. Good++ condition. Half leather, marbled boards, title patch to top of spine. Bookplate to front paste-down. Leather lightly rubbed at edges and corners. Rear board has a small chip to leading edge. Plate 1 - the general map, is a copy (sympathetically copied) tipped in as original plate torn out. All other maps/plates are present and original. Some foxing throughout. A very clean, tight copy of this important work. 472 pages An account of a voyage in which several weeks were spent in whaling and in the exploration of the Scoresby Sound region, in a search for Eskimo settlements and in quest of magnetic and other scientific observations.
Title: Journal of a Voyage to the Northern Whale-Fishery; including researches and discoveries on the east coast of West Greenland made in the summer of 1822, in the ship Baffin of Liverpool
Edition: 1st Edition
Publisher: Edinburgh, Archibald Constable & Co Ltd: 1823
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: ID202791