Urgent appeal in aid of Lady Franklin's final expedition, 1857. Address issued by the General Committee in London. Boston: John Morton, 
Broadside (285 x 220mm.), printed recto only, vertical and horizontal folds
A RARE BROADSIDE APPEAL TO THE PUBLIC FOR DONATIONS to Lady Franklin's expedition to search for her husband Sir John Franklin and the crew of the "Erebus" and "Terror", who went missing in their attempt to discover a Northwest Passage in 1845. We have traced only one other example of this broadside (Forest Books, Miscellany Ten, 2018, item 62, marked sold). The broadside bears the price 1s.
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.