ARMSTRONG (ALEXANDER) A Personal Narrative of the Discovery of the North-West Passage  with Numerous Incidents of Travel and Adventure During Nearly five Years' Continuous Service in the Arctic Regions while in Search of the Expedition under Sir John Franklin, FIRST EDITION, Hurst & Blackett, 1857

This lot has been removed from the website, please contact customer services for more information

Lot 204
ARMSTRONG (ALEXANDER)
A Personal Narrative of the Discovery of the North-West Passage, FIRST EDITION, Hurst & Blackett, 1857

Sold for £ 2,422 (US$ 3,167) inc. premium
ARMSTRONG (ALEXANDER)
A Personal Narrative of the Discovery of the North-West Passage with Numerous Incidents of Travel and Adventure During Nearly five Years' Continuous Service in the Arctic Regions while in Search of the Expedition under Sir John Franklin, FIRST EDITION, tinted lithographed frontispiece, folding route map (torn with some loss), publisher's blue pebble-grained cloth, yellow endpapers with binder's ticket at rear, extremities rubbed, hinges slightly weak [Hill 34; Sabin 2017], 8vo, Hurst & Blackett, 1857

Footnotes

  • First hand account of Robert McClure's voyage in search of Franklin, by the surgeon and naturalist aboard the HMS Investigator. The ship was trapped in ice and abandoned in 1853, until the wreck was discovered by scientists in 2010.
Contacts
Auction information

This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories, buyer's premium excluding Cars, Motorbikes, Wine, Whisky and Coin & Medal sales, will be as follows:

Buyer's Premium Rates
27.5% on the first £2,500 of the hammer price;
25% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £2,500 up to and including £300,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £300,000 up to and including £3,000,000;
and 13.9% of the hammer price of any amounts in excess of £3,000,000.

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

Payment Notices

For payment information please refer to the sale catalog.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

Lot symbols
Exempt from VAT

Zero rated for VAT, no VAT will be added to the Hammer Price or the Buyer's Premium.