Journal Voyage NORTH-WEST PASSAGE Parry 1821 Hecla Griper + 1824 Fury 2vols 1st

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AUTHOR

William Edward Parry (1790-1855)

TITLE 1

Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; performed in the years 1819-20, in His Majesty's Ships Hecla and Griper, under the orders of William Edward Parry

TITLE 2

Journal of a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; performed in the years 1821-22-23, in His Majesty's Ships Fury and Hecla, under the orders of Captain William Edward Parry

PLACE OF PUBLICATION

London

PUBLISHER

John Murray

PUBLICATION DATE

1821; 1824, First Editions

FORMAT

Hardback, 4to

PAGINATION

[iii], errata slip, [iv], xxix, [1], 310, [1], clxxx; [viii], xxx, [1], 572, [iv]

DIMENSIONS

height 27.3 cm x width 21.3 cm

DESCRIPTION OF FIRST WORK : Illustrated with 4 folding charts, 2 charts, 16 engraved and other plates (including view of the shore from the ships), all cloth backed, all as called for. Divided into the following sections :

Introduction Official instructions Passage across the Atlantic.
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