London, South Kensington
1 June 2009
OSBORN, Sherard & George F. MCDOUGALL, editors. Facsimile of the Illustrated Arctic News, published on board H.M.S. Resolute: Captn. Horatio T. Austen. C.B. in search of the expedition under Sir John Franklin. London: Ackermann & Co., 15 March 1852. 2° (475 x 290mm). Lithographed throughout, title with hand-coloured vignette, numerous illustrations, some hand-coloured, one full-page and printed in colours, a second half-page and printed in colours, most after McDougall. (A few leaves detached, including the title, wear in the margins of a few leaves, scattered spotting, some soiling, occasional pen marks.) Publisher's dark blue cloth, front cover blocked and titled in gilt (free endpapers detached, wear at head and foot of spine, corners rubbed, some light dampstaining). Provenance: 'G.R.
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