Karen Jakobsen of Bond Books will have the following for sale at the Summer Fair:


Brown, John (1797-1861)

The North-West Passage, and the plans for the Search for Sir John Franklin. With a Sequel. London: Stanford, 1860

Octavo. Original blue cloth gilt (partially unopened). A few minor bumps but essentially in very good condition, no inscriptions. Lithographed frontispiece, 3 maps partially hand-coloured including 2 folding.

This is the second edition (first edition published 1858) which is the first to include the sequel describing McClintock’s Fox expedition. This expedition discovered evidence of Franklin’s fate.

Sold together with another separately bound copy of the sequel, London: Stanford, 1860 in similar very good condition, with no inscriptions.

Price: £ 700 (for the 2 vols.)