Narrative of a second expedition to the shores of the Polar Sea, in the years 1825, 1826, and 1827 /
by John Franklin ... commander of the expedition ; including an account of the progress of a detachment to the eastward by John Richardson ... surgeon and naturalist to the expedition ; illustrated by numerous plates and maps.
London : John Murray, 1828.
xxiv, [xxi]-xxiv, 320, clvii p., [37] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., 6 maps (1 col.) ; 28 cm.
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London : John Murray, 1828.
contents note
6 folded maps at the end of the book: [1] Route of the expedition, A.D. 1825, from Fort William to the Saskatchawan River; surveyed by Lieut. G. Back & Mr. E.N. Kendall. -- [2] Route of the expedition from York Factory to Cumberland House, and the summer & winter tracks from thence to Isle a la Crosse, in 1819 & 1820. -- [3] Route of the expedition from Isle a la Crosse to Fort Providence in 1819 & 20. -- [4] Route of the land Arctic Expedition under the command of Captn. J. Franklin R.N. from Great Slave Lake to Great Bear Lake River, surveyed and drawn by Mr. E.N. Kendall. -- [5] Discoveries of the expedition under the command of Captain Franklin R.N. near the mouth of the Mackenzie River, and on the sea coast east & west, A.D. 1825-26. -- [6] Map shewing the discoveries made by British officers in the Arctic regions, from the year 1818 to 1826.
general note
"Illustrated by numerous plates and maps."
"Published by authority of the Right Honourable the Secretary of State for Colonial Affairs."
Pages xxii-xxiv duplicated in numbering.
local note
Fisher E-10 copy 2: Armorial binding, with the arms of the Richmond Hospital School of Medicine, Carmichael Premium, stamped in gold on upper cover..
Fisher E-10 copy 3: With the embossed armorial bookstamp of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society.
ROM copy: Bears the bookplate of J. Banks Robinson. Wrapped in cloth. Restored by Rose Newlove; April 2017.
Trinity Library Upjohn-Waldie Collection copy: With bookplate of J. Kemp Waldie; bound in full calf with binder's stamp Henry T. Wood Ltd, London, England.
catalogue key
Gift to Trinity Library Upjohn-Waldie Collection; Guy and Sandra Upjohn; 2011.
Gift; David & Jane Atkins; 2004; RB311004, cop. 3.
Gift; Estate of J.B. Tyrrell; AR3221, cop. 1.
Gift; Estate of John Brundle; RB20846, cop. 2.

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