Item #33058 Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Herald During the Years 1845-51, Under the Command of Captain Henry Kellett. Being a Circumnavigation of the Globe, and Three Cruizes to the Arctic Regions in Search of Sir John Franklin. Berthold Seeman.

Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Herald During the Years 1845-51, Under the Command of Captain Henry Kellett. Being a Circumnavigation of the Globe, and Three Cruizes to the Arctic Regions in Search of Sir John Franklin

London: Reeve and Co., 1853. First edition. Two volumes, 8vo, original dark blue cloth, gilt. Color lithographed frontispieces in each volume, and a color lithographed map. An excellent, bright copy, with slight cracking to the rear endpaper in v. 2. Bookplates and discreet ownership marks of the Cruising Association. Very scarce in such appealing original condition; the work is seldom seen in the two-volumes of its first edition but more generally the two volumes are bound as one, probably a remainder binding. In 1848 Captain Kellett was ordered to join the search for traces of Sir John Franklin, in the couse of which he made three sweeps to the northwest and into the Arctic Sea. " Forbes, 1962; Lada-Mocarski 141. Item #33058

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