Lot 230

Arctic.- Ross (John)

A Voyage of Discovery…in His Majesty’s Ships Isabella and Alexander for the Purpose of Exploring Baffin’s Bay and Enquiring into the Probability of a North-West Passage, 2 vol, second edition, folding map, 2 plates, 1 folding, little spotting, name stamp ‘W. Warwick’ on paste-downs, contemporary half calf, spines gilt, little rubbed, 8vo, Longman (&c) 1819; Kane (Elisha Kent) Arctic Explorations: the second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, ’54, ’55, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, portrait frontispieces, additional engraved titles, 3 maps, 2 folding (repairs to backs), plates, illustrations, vol 1 printed title and next f. with tears repaired, few other marginal repairs, some staining and spotting, contemporary half calf, marbled boards, little rubbed and bumped, Philadelphia, Childs & Peterson, 1856; M’Clintock (Captain Francis) 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, 3 maps, 2 folding, 1 in pocket at end, plates, small yellow label of ‘Mr. Simpson’ on title, large bookplate of J. Lewis Bonhote (1875-1922, ornithologist), original pictorial cloth, gilt, rubbed, ends of spine frayed, Murray, 1859, 8vo (5)

Estimate: £150-£200