Bonhams : GOODSIR, ROBERT ANSTRUTHER. 1823-1895. An Arctic Voyage to Baffin's Bay and Lancaster Sound, in Search of Friends with Sir John Franklin. London: John Van Voorst, 1850.
GOODSIR, ROBERT ANSTRUTHER. 1823-1895. An Arctic Voyage to Baffin's Bay and Lancaster Sound, in Search of Friends with Sir John Franklin.  London: John Van Voorst, 1850.

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Lot 240
GOODSIR, ROBERT ANSTRUTHER. 1823-1895.
An Arctic Voyage to Baffin's Bay and Lancaster Sound, in Search of Friends with Sir John Franklin. London: John Van Voorst, 1850.

US$ 1,200 - 1,800
£ 930 - 1,400
GOODSIR, ROBERT ANSTRUTHER. 1823-1895.
An Arctic Voyage to Baffin's Bay and Lancaster Sound, in Search of Friends with Sir John Franklin. London: John Van Voorst, 1850.
8vo (196 x 120 mm). Tinted lithographic frontispiece, folded map. Without the tipped in publishers ads. Publisher's blue cloth, spine gilt-lettered. Slightly rubbed, half-title and last leaf with even browning.

FIRST EDITION. One of the scarcer titles relating to the Franklin rescue efforts. The volume consists of extracts from a journal kept in 1849. Sabin 27931.
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GOODSIR, ROBERT ANSTRUTHER. 1823-1895. An Arctic Voyage to Baffin's Bay and Lancaster Sound, in Search of Friends with Sir John Franklin.  London: John Van Voorst, 1850.
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