Sherard OSBORN & 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° (472 x 292mm.) Lithographed throughout. Title with hand-coloured vignette, numerous illustrations, some hand-coloured (1 full-page and printed in colours, 1 half-page and printed in colours), most after McDougall. (Pp.53-4 torn away leaving a small stub, some spotting and soiling.) Original blue cloth, blocked in gilt and blind (soiled).
Mrs Davies (inscription 'Mrs Davies 12th September 1860 from J M').
Abbey Travel II, 639; Sabin 23608.
Sir Francis Leopold M'CLINTOCK (1819-1907). The Voyage of the 'Fox' in the Arctic Seas. A narrative of the discovery of the fate of Sir John Franklin and his companions. London: John Murray, 1859. 8° (215 x 137mm.) 3 folding maps (1 wood-engraved, 2 lithographic (one of these hand-coloured in outline)), 15 wood-engraved plates, 1 folding lithographic facsimile, extra-illustrated with a loosely inserted 2pp. ALS from the author to 'Mrs. Aubertin', dated 1865, on H.M.S. Aurora headed notepaper, concerning Mrs. Aubertin's son and his clothing allowance as a Midshipman. Contemporary blue half morocco gilt by Leighton. (Extremities rubbed). First edition. Arctic Bibliography 10555.
[And:] ten other works in 15 volumes, comprising: William Hulme HOOPER. Ten Months among the Tents of the Tuski, London: 1853. 8°. Contemporary calf. First edition; Albert Hastings MARKHAM. A Whaling Cruise to Baffin's Bay and the Gulf of Boothia, London: 1874. 8°. Contemporary blue half morocco. First edition; Albert Hastings MARKHAM. A Polar Reconnaissance, London: 1881. 8°. Original cloth. First edition; Sir William Martin CONWAY. The First Crossing of Spitzbergen, London: 1897. 4°. Original cloth. First edition; David Murray SMITH. Arctic Expeditions from British and Foreign Shores, London: 1875-1877. 3 vols, 4°. Original cloth. First edition; John C. WELLS. The Gateway to the Polynia: New and Cheaper Edition London: 1876. 8°. Contemporary calf; Dudley Vaill TALCOTT. North of North Cape, London: 1936. 8°. Original Cloth. First edition; Elisha Kent KANE. Arctic Explorations: the Second Grinnell Expedition, Philadelphia & London: 1858-1857. 2 vols, 8°. Contemporary calf; Fridtjof NANSEN. "Farthest North", Westminster: 1897. 2 vols, 8°. Original cloth. First edition in English; Fridtjof NANSEN. "Farthest North", Westminster: 1898. 2 vols, 8°. Original cloth. (17)