The Voyage of the ‘Fox’ in the Arctic Seas. A Narrative of the Discovery of the Fate of Sir John Franklin and his Companions.
First edition. 8vo. pp. xxvii, 403, [3, ads.]; 16 plates, 3 maps including one in pocket at rear; foxing to title-page, previous owner’s bookplate to front pastedown, else very good in the original blue cloth, gilt, expertly restored at foot of spine.
AB 10555. Sponsored by Lady Franklin and by public subscription, M'Clintock’s expedition used informaton supplied by John Rae to search for Franklin’s ships in the King William Island area. In this it proved successful, finding sufficient proofs to ascertain the fate of Franklin and his men, and an appendix lists the various relics found.
Author M’Clintock, Sir F. Leopold.
Binding Original cloth, gilt
Publisher London: John Murray
Condition See description
Pages pp. xxvii, 403, [3, ads.]