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Lyon, G. F. (George Francis), 1795–1832
A brief narrative of an unsuccessful attempt to reach Repulse Bay : through Sir Thomas Rowe's "Welcome," in His Majesty's Ship Griper, in the year MDCCCXXIV / by Captain G.F. Lyon, R.N. ; with a chart and engravings.
Additional Title(s):
Spine title, on publisher's printed label: Lyon's attempt to reach Repulse Bay
London : John Murray, Albemarle-Street, MDCCCXXV [1825]
London : Printed by William Clowes, Northumberland-Court
Physical Description:
xvi, 198, [2] pages, [7] leaves of plates : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
G650 1824 L9
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Illustrations engraved by Edward Finden; after G.F. Lyon and Edward Nicholas Kendall.
Map engraved by J. Walker.
Printer's statement from title page verso.
Includes "Abstract of the days' works" and "Botanical appendix by Professor Hooker" : page [176]-198.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original brown paper covered boards, with printed spine label.
Narrative of search for the Northwest Passage through the Hudson Bay; observations on Southampton Island, Eskimo, tides, and compass variations.
Subject Terms:
America -- Discovery and exploration -- British.
Arctic Ocean -- Northwest Passage.
Arctic regions.
Discoveries in geography.
Discovery and exploration, British.
Griper (Ship)
Lyon, G. F. (George Francis), 1795-1832 -- Travel -- North America.
Northwest Passage.
Voyages and travels.
Engravings -- 1825.
Kendall, Edward Nicholas, 1800-1845, illustrator.
Hooker, William Jackson, Sir, 1785-1865, writer of added text.
Finden, Edward Francis, 1791-1857, engraver.
Walker, John, active 1783-1831,
Murray, John, 1778-1843, publisher.
Clowes, William, 1779-1847, printer.

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