Lot 220Arctic – The Polar Regions by Sir John...

Auction Date: 17/10/2017 at 10:30 am

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Arctic – The Polar Regions by Sir John Richardson First Edition 1861 Book - Publisher: A.& C. Black, Edinburgh, a chronological history of polar exploration, ending with the Franklin search expeditions of 1847-1859. There are additional chapters on polar currents, vegetation, temperature, zoology, geology, Esquimaux, the physical geography of the Antarctic regions, &c. With the facsimile of the famous letter found in the cairn while he was looking for Franklin. 8vo, (ix) 400pp, 12 ads, folding map

Hammer Price: £70.00

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