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22 September 2005
ROSS, John (1777-1856). A Voyage of Discovery, made under the Orders of the Admiralty ... for the purpose of exploring Baffin's Bay. London: John Murray, 1819. 4° (274 x 205mm). 25 plates, some folding, including 15 coloured aquatint plates, 3 folding maps and 2 folding charts, errata sheet slipped in before directions (lacking one folding chart, 4 leaves detached, occasional offsetting from maps, neat tear to one leaf p.45, light spotting). Contemporary half roan (rubbed). Abbey Travel, 634; this edition apparently not in Sabin (see Sabin 73376, 2nd edition).
JAMES, William (d.1827). A Full Account of the Chief Naval Occurences of the late War between Great Britain and the United States. London: T. Egerton, 1817. 8°. 3 plates, 16-page index (some offsetting from plates, occasional light spotting). Original paper boards, paper lettering label on spine, partially uncut (worn, spine lacking some pieces). Provenance: illegible owner inscription on upper board. Sabin 35717. (2)
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