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Creator:
Franklin, John, Sir, 1786-1847.
Title:
Narrative of a journey to the shores of the polar sea : in the years 1819, 20, 21, and 22 / by John Franklin, captain R.N., F.R.S. ... ; with an appendix on various subjects relating to science and natural history ; illustrated by numerous plates and maps.
Alternate Title(s):
Franklin's Journey to the polar sea
Journey to the polar sea
Published/Created:
London : John Murray, Albemarle-Street, 1823.
Physical Description:
xv, [1], 784 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
G650 1819 .F8+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Spine title, on publisher's printed label. Franklin's Journey to the polar sea. Thirty-four plates and maps. £4 4s.
Engravings by Edward Francis Finden and Joseph Swan, ; after Robert Hood, Sir Geroge Back, and J. Curtis.
Maps engraved by John Walker.
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 635
Eberstadt, no. II-172.
Sabin, 25624
Prideaux, S.T. Aquatint engraving, p. 255, 336
"Account of the Cree Indians": p. 59-86;" Geognostical observations": p. 497-538; "Zoological appendix": p. 647-703; "Notices of the fishes": p. 705-728; "Botanical appendix": p. 729-768.
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in original brown moiré cloth, with publisher's printed spine label.
Subject Terms:
Arctic regions.
Cree Indians.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1823.
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1823.
Natural history -- Northwest, Canadian.
Northwest, Canadian -- Description and travel.
Scientific expeditions.
Stipple engraving -- Specimens -- 1823.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1823.
Contributors:
Richardson, John, Sir, 1787-1865.
Sabine, Joseph, 1770-1837. Zoological appendix.
Finden, Edward Francis, 1791-1857, engraver.
Swan, Joseph, 1796-1872, engraver.
Walker, John, 1786-1873, engraver.
Hood, Robert, 1797-1821, ill.
Back, George, Sir, 1796-1878, ill.
Curtis, J., ill.
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