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Facsimile of the Illustrated Arctic News : published on board H.M.S. Resolute, Captn. Horatio T. Austin, C.B. in search of the expedition under Sir John Franklin / Lieut. Sherard Osborne & Mr. Geo. F. McDougall, the editors.
Additional Title(s):
Illustrated Arctic News.
London : Published by Ackermann & Co. 96 Strand, 15th March, 1852.
Physical Description:
[4], 31, [1], 32-40, [1], 41-53, [1], 54-57 pages : illustrations, map ; 47 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
T 639 (Folio A)
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Lithographs by Day & Son, after George Frederick M'Dougall.
"A lithographed facsimile of the five manuscript numbers of the Illustrated Arctic News ; the text is in lithographed script in double columns. In the text, in addition to the vignettes and views, there are play-bills, etc., in drawn lettering in the style of the time."--Abbey.
"Published at £1. 5s." --Abbey.
"Lithographs, uncoloured except where stated, that on page 23 being a chromolithograph."--Abbey.
"A few articles have been omitted for fear the bad taste of a long shore Public might lead them to object, on the score of raciness ..."--Preface.
"Publisher's blind-blocked blue imitation morocco cloth, lettered in gilt on front: Dedicated by special permission to the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. The Illustrated Arctic News. London Ackerman & Co."--Abbey.
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 23608
Lawrence Lande Collection of Canadiana in the Redpath Library of McGill University, 1244
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 639
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Yellow end-papers. Blind-stamp at foot of title: D. Bolongaro & Son, Manchester.
Subject Terms:
Arctic regions -- Description and travel.
Arctic Regions.
Resolute (Ship)
Resolute (Ship)
Community newspapers.
Community newspapers.
Osborn, Sherard, 1822-1875, editor.
M'Dougall, George F. (George Frederick), editor, illustrator.
Day & Son, lithographer.
Ackermann and Co., publisher.
D. Bolongaro & Son, bookseller.

  • No. 1. October 31, 1850
  • No. 2. November 30, 1850
  • No. III. Decr. 31, 1850
  • No. IV. Jany. 31, 1851
  • No. V. March 14, 1851.

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