The private journal of … of H.M.S. Hecla, during the recent voyage of discovery under Captain Parry. G. F. LYON, Captain.
The private journal of … of H.M.S. Hecla, during the recent voyage of discovery under Captain Parry.
The private journal of … of H.M.S. Hecla, during the recent voyage of discovery under Captain Parry.

The private journal of … of H.M.S. Hecla, during the recent voyage of discovery under Captain Parry.

London: John Murray, 1824. First edition, 8vo, pp. xi, [1], 468; 7 engraved plates after Lyon, 1 folding map; uncut copy in contemporary (if not original) boards, rebacked in brown calf with new paper label on spine; an interesting copy from an early 19th century lending library, with the names of some twenty or so patrons to whom the book was lent on the front pastedown. Arctic Bibliography 10531: "Author's record of the second Parry expedition to Canadian Arctic waters in the Fury and Hecla, 1821-23." Field 961: "Almost the entire volume is devoted to the narration of the peculiarities of the Aborigines of the Arctic regions." Lande 1291; Sabin 42853. Lyon's drawings were also used to illustrate Parry's Second Voyage. Item #19125

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