A Chronological History of Voyages into the Arctic regions; Undertaken Chiefly of the Purpose of Discovering a North-East, North-West, or Polar Passage Between the Atlantic and Pacific.
John Murray, ( 1818), London
(3), 379, 48 pp. b/w engravings, folding map.
The object of this work is to present in very abridged form the chronological history, from early times to 1818, of voyages into the Arctic regions and of the attempts to find a passage between the Atlantic and the Pacific – Lada-Mocarski 76. Lande 940. Hill 67. An untrimmed copy, with half title, in a rather grubby 19th century cloth binding with spine label. The pages are evenly tanned. Old repair to the folding frontispiece map.