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

By: Scoresby, William Junior

Price: $700.00

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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

Author Name: Scoresby, William Junior

Categories: Nautical,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Edinburgh, Archibald Constable & Co Ltd: 1823

Binding: Hardback

Seller ID: ID202791

Keywords: baffin Exploration Greenland Nautical Whaling xcat2010-1 xcat3/06,