1330
1330
Weddell, James
A VOYAGE TOWARDS THE SOUTH POLE... CONTAINING AN EXAMINATION OF THE ANTARCTIC SEA. LONDON: LONGMAN, HURST [&C.], 1825
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 37,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
1330
Weddell, James
A VOYAGE TOWARDS THE SOUTH POLE... CONTAINING AN EXAMINATION OF THE ANTARCTIC SEA. LONDON: LONGMAN, HURST [&C.], 1825
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 37,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Exploration and Discovery, 1576-1939 The Library of Franklin Brooke-Hitching Part 4, Q-Z

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Weddell, James
A VOYAGE TOWARDS THE SOUTH POLE... CONTAINING AN EXAMINATION OF THE ANTARCTIC SEA. LONDON: LONGMAN, HURST [&C.], 1825
FIRST EDITION, 8vo (225 x 133mm.), 16pp. adverts, iv, 276pp., errata slip, hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece, 4 aquatint plates, 8 engraved maps, 6 folding, 2 folding aquatint plates of coastal profiles printed in blue, original grey paper boards, printed paper label, uncut
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Provenance

Louis de Freycinet, ownership signature, notes

Literature

Hill (2004) 1843; Rosove 345.A1; Spence 1246; Taurus Collection 4

Catalogue Note

CAPTAIN LOUIS DE FREYCINET'S COPY, with his signature on the title, and 76 pages with his notes and underlinings in pencil. Freycinet met Weddell in the Falkland Islands early in 1820 after his ship Uranie had been wrecked there. Weddell, in the Jane, was on his first sealing voyage heading for the newly discovered South Shetland Islands

Exploration and Discovery, 1576-1939 The Library of Franklin Brooke-Hitching Part 4, Q-Z

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