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Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage

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2502
Lot:
352
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage, William Edward Parry (1790-1855), London: John Murray, 1821, xxix + 310 plus appendix of 179pp. with folding charts, etching and aquatint illustrations by William Bury Westall, A.R.A. (1781-1850) from sketches by Lieutenant Frederick William Beechey (1796-1856), contemporary full calf with blind stamping and gilt ruling, marbled end papers; bookplate of John Bacon Sawrey Morritt of Rokeby Park inside front cover, small signature bookplate of William Rhinelander pasted on front and etching 'The Habits of the Esquimaux' pasted on back of t.p.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

London, Frederick William Beechey, John Bacon Sawrey Morritt, John Murray, William Bury Westall, William Edward Parry, William Rhinelander, Lieutenant, Book design, Bookplate, Etching, Printmaking