Boston: Phillips, Sampson & Company, 1857. 8vo. 480 pages. Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard; folding map; several plates and text illustrations. Original blind stamped cloth. A very-good copy with minor wear to extremities, spine lightly faded. Item #405566
FIRST EDITION. Chronicles the search of Sir John Franklin in the arcitc, with the contextualization of several other Arctic expeditions during the same time period (including those of William Parry and Sir John Franklin).