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PARRY, Sir William Edward (1790-1855). Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; Performed in the Years 1819-20, in His Majesty's Ships Hecla and Griper . London: William Clowes for John Murray, 1...

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PARRY, Sir William Edward (1790-1855). Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; Performed in the Years 1819-20, in His Majesty's Ships Hecla and Griper . London: William Clowes for John Murray 1821. 6 engraved maps by J. Walker after John Bushnan et al., 4 folding, one with folding tipped-on extension flap, 9 aquatint plates by W. Westall after E.W. Beechey and H.P. Hoppner, and 5 etched plates by J. Clark after Beechey, illustrations, diagrams, and letterpress tables in the text, one folding table, errata slip tipped onto \Kp\k4v and retaining advertisement leaf z2 dated 'May, 1821' (variable light browning and spotting, light offsetting onto title and text from map and plates, one folding map with short tear, bifolia t1.4 and 2.3 bound in reverse and back-to-front). FIRST EDITION. Arctic Bibliography 13145; Brunet IV, cols 387-388; Hill 1311; Lowndes p. 1789; Sabin 58860. Journal of a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; Performed in the Years 1821-22-23, in His Majesty's Ships Fury and Hecla . London: William Clowes for John Murray 1824. Engraved frontispiece, 14 engraved plates, and 11 aquatint plates, all by E. Finden after G. Lyon, 4 engraved folding plates of coastal profiles by J. Walker after J. Bushnan, 6 engraved maps by J. Walker after J. Bushnan et al., 4 folding, and 3 lithographed maps by C. Hullmandel, illustrations, diagrams, and letterpress tables in the text, Retaining advertisement leaves 4D3-4 dated '1824' (variable light browning and spotting, light offsetting onto title and text from maps and plates, one map and 2 plates slightly trimmed, some creasing on maps). FIRST EDITION. Arctic Bibliography 13142 (including the 1825 'Appendix'); Brunet IV, col. 388; Hill 1312; Lowndes p. 1789; Sabin 58864. 2 volumes, 4° (267 x 215mm). Uniformly bound in 19th-century half maroon roan over marbled boards, spines gilt in compartments, titled in gilt in one (a little rubbed and scuffed, corners bumped, hinges cracked). FIRST EDITIONS OF THE OFFICIAL REPORTS OF PARRY'S FIRST TWO POLAR VOYAGES. (2)

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Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Auction 13.04.2006
Auktionsdatum: 13.04.2006
Adresse: Christie's
13 April 2006, London, South Kensington