85
85
Phipps, John
 
A VOYAGE TOWARDS THE NORTH POLE. LONDON: W. BOWYER AND J. NICHOLS, 1774, FIRST EDITION, HALF-TITLE, 15 FOLDING OR DOUBLE-PAGE ENGRAVED PLATES AND CHARTS, 11 FOLDING LETTERPRESS TABLES, [HILL (2004) 1351; SABIN 62572]
Estimate
6,0008,000
JUMP TO LOT
85
Phipps, John
 
A VOYAGE TOWARDS THE NORTH POLE. LONDON: W. BOWYER AND J. NICHOLS, 1774, FIRST EDITION, HALF-TITLE, 15 FOLDING OR DOUBLE-PAGE ENGRAVED PLATES AND CHARTS, 11 FOLDING LETTERPRESS TABLES, [HILL (2004) 1351; SABIN 62572]
Estimate
6,0008,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Travel, Atlases, Maps & Natural History

|
London

Phipps, John
 
A VOYAGE TOWARDS THE NORTH POLE. LONDON: W. BOWYER AND J. NICHOLS, 1774, FIRST EDITION, HALF-TITLE, 15 FOLDING OR DOUBLE-PAGE ENGRAVED PLATES AND CHARTS, 11 FOLDING LETTERPRESS TABLES, [HILL (2004) 1351; SABIN 62572]
Horsley, Samuel. Remarks on the observations made in the late voyage towards the North Pole. London: B. White, 1774, FIRST EDITION, 15pp., [ESTC T85024]

Barrington, Daines. Instances of navigators who have reached high northern latitudes. [London]: Benjamin White, [1774], FIRST EDITION, 8pp., drop-head title, [ESTC T11204]

3 works bound in one volume, 4to (280 x 222mm.), contemporary mottled calf gilt, covers with gilt fillet rule, occasional offsetting, binding expertly repaired and rebacked to style


Read Condition Report Read Condition Report

Provenance

James Smith, engraved armorial bookplate, G. & N. Ingleton, bookplate and MS note noting purchase in 1946

Catalogue Note

AN ATTRACTIVE COPY of Phipps’s narrative, bound with two related works. Daines Barrington’s pamphlet is rare.

Travel, Atlases, Maps & Natural History

|
London