The Possibility of Approaching the North Pole Asserted. A New Edition. With an Appendix, containing Papers on the Same Subject, and on A Northwest Passage by Colonel Beaufoy, F.R.S. Illustrated with a map of the North Pole.
Barrington, Hon. Daines.
James Eastburn & Co., ( 1818), New York
b/w folding map. xxiv, 258, (4 pp. publishers catalog). pp.
This is the American second edition of a work first publishing in 1775, with a new map, and expanded from that first edition with additional information from whalemen and other early voyagers to the north. See Arctic Bib. 1092. Tidily bound in quarter mottled calf over marbled boards with spine labels.