A Journal of a Voyage of Discovery to the Arctic Regions, in His Majestys Ships Hecla and Griper, in the Years 1819 & 1820.
Fisher, Alexander. (and) Laing, John.
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, ( 1821), London
xi, 2), 320 pp. b/w maps, (one folding) wood engraved ills in text.
First edition of Fishers account. He was a surgeon aboard the “Hecla” under William Parry on Parrys relatively successful first expedition in search of a northwest passage. Fishers descriptions of climate and natural history are particularly vivid. Arctic Bib. 5022. Hill 605. Lande 1170. Scattered light foxing..Bound in antique-style mottled calf over marbled boards.