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Creator:
Richardson, John, Sir, 1787-1865, author.
Title(s):

Arctic searching expedition : a journal of a boat-voyage through Rupert's Land and the Arctic Sea, in search of the discovery ships under command of Sir John Franklin : with an appendix on the physical geography of North America / by Sir John Richardson, C.B., F.R.S., inspector of Naval Hospitals and Fleets, etc. etc. etc. ; in two volumes.

Published/Created:
London : Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1851.
London : Spottiswoodes and Shaw, New-Street-Square.
Physical Description:
2 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
G665 .1848 R53
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Tinted lithographs by M. & N. Hanhart, and Ford & George; after Alexander Hunter Murray.
Includes wood-engraved illustrations.
"Vocabularies of North America": volume II, p. 363-402.
"On the Eskimos or Inuit": volume 1, p. 339-376; "On the Kutchin or Loucheux": page 377-413; "Of the Tinne or Chepewyans": volume 2, p. 1-32; "Eythinyuwuk, or Crees and Chippeways": page 33-60; "Vocabularies of North America": page 363-402.
Printer's statement from title page verso.
Sabin, 71025
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original dark brown cloth. Includes publisher's advertisements, 32 pages at end and pasted on inside front and back covers. Binder's ticket: Bound by Westleys & Co., Friar Street, London.
Subject Terms:
Arctic regions.
Canada, Northern -- Description and travel.
Franklin, John, 1786-1847.
Indians of North America.
Northwest, Canadian.
Physical geography -- North America.
Voyages and travels.
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- 1851.
Wood engravings -- 1851.
Maps.
Publisher's advertisements.
Contributors:
Murray, Alexander Hunter, 1818-1874, illustrator.
Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, publisher.
Spottiswoodes and Shaw, printer.
M. & N. Hanhart Chromo Lith., lithographer.
Ford & George, lithographer.
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