Book ID: 28066

The Discovery of the North-West Passage By H. M. S. “Investigator”, Capt. R. M’Clure, 1850, 1851, 1852, 1853, 1854.

M'Clure, Robert Le Mesurier; Osborn, Sherard

London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans & Roberts, 1857. 2nd Ed., Rev.. Hardcover. Very Good.


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Binding Type: HardcoverBook Condition: Very GoodEdition: 2nd Ed., Rev.Catalogue:

Hardcover. Original blue cloth ruled and ornamented in blind stamp; spine lettering gilt; original endpapers with printed pastedowns (ads). xxxii, 463 + 24 pp. (ads). Illustrated with four colour lithographic plates by Commander S. Gurney Cresswell; folding colour map; frontispiece engraving of Capt. M’Clure. Edited by Captain Sherard Osborn from the logs and journals of Capt. Robert Le M. M’Clure. Modern pencil name on front free endpaper; cloth & top corners slightly rubbed; some wear to bottom corners, and light fraying to spine tips; hinges neatly reinforced; age-stain to frontispiece, not visibly affecting image; plates otherwise affected only on margins; one map-fold partially split; interior and plates otherwise clean and bright with little of the usual age-staining to text margins.

Book ID 28066
Publisher Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans & Roberts
Publisher Place London
Publisher Year 1857
Size 8vo
Language English