Narrative of the Arctic Land Expedition to the Mouth of the Great Fish River, and Along the Shores of the Arctic Ocean, in the Years 1833, 1834, and 1835.
Back, Captain (George).
John Murray, ( 1836), London
x, (1), 663 pp. b/w plates, folding map.
A relief expedition for the second Ross expedition, Backs party explored unknown portions of the Arctic and returned detailed reports on the topography and people of the regions they traversed. First edition. Arctic Bib. 851. Streeter 3704. A very nice copy in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, backstrip renewed in antique style, with blind stamps, gilt rules and spine label.