Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea in the years 1819-20-21-22. Travel, John Franklin.

Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea in the years 1819-20-21-22.

London: John Murray, 1824. Second edition. Library Binding, prof. rebound. 12 mo, 2 volumes, pp. vol I: xix, 370, vol II: 399, illustrated w/fold-out maps, arctic bibliography #S196. Author travelled by Hudson Bay, Cumberland House to Fort Chipewyan, explored the upper Coppermine River, wintered at Fort Enterprise. Narrative includes detailed descriptions of travel conditions, nature of the country, the Indians and the Eskimos. Very Good, mild ex-lib. Item #2491

The first major attempt to explore the northern coast of North America.

Price: $400.00

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