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The eventful voyage of H.M. discovery ship "Resolute" by George M'DOUGALL

$ 3,221
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    M'DOUGALL, George Frederick.

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    The eventful voyage of H.M. discovery ship "Resolute"
    to the Arctic regions in search of Sir John Franklin.

    Stock Code 111437
    London, Longman, 1857

    Current price$3,221.00
    The Resolute, under Captain Kellett was part of Belcher's five-ship squadron. It was abandoned in May 1854, and eventually drifted into Baffin's Bay. It was found by a whaler and returned to the Britain. M'Dougall describes how the crew was kept entertained whilst wintering in the Arctic, their sledge journeys and encounters with polar bears, etc.

    First edition. 8vo, xl, 530 pp., folding coloured map, 8 coloured lithograph plates, contemporary half calf gilt, spine richly gilt, black morocco lettering piece, wear to corners, discolouration to sides, light foxing to outer margins, a very good copy.

    Hill 1124; Sabin 43183.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (similar item)
    Period: 19th Century
    Condition: Good.
    Styles / Movements: Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: 111437
    Incollect Reference #: 702743
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