First Edition of William Parker Snow’s Voyage of the Prince Albert in Search of Sir John Franklin, with color plates and map.
Octavo, xvi, 416pp. Full calf, title in gilt on spine, decorative raised bands. Top edge gilt. Modern decorative endpapers. Complete with four full page chromolithographic plates and a fold-out map of the voyage of the Prince Albert. (Sabin 85560) (Arctic Bibliography 16362) Light foxing to endpapers, text clean. Previous ownership inscription on title page. An attractive copy in modern binding.
The first voyage of the Prince Albert in search of the lost Franklin party. This voyage was unsuccessful, but the publication of this book was used to raise funds for a second voyage,