Large thick 8vo, blue cloth illustrated in black and silver. xx, (2), 614pp., illustrated with historic documents, paintings and maps. The narratives covers all voyages attempting to find a northwest passage beginning with Jacques Cartier in 1520 to the voyages of Henry Larsen in 1940-1944. A private library bookplate on the back of the front fly-leaf, otherwise a fine copy in the original slipcase. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Quest for the Northwest Passage.
Publisher: London: The Folio Society, 2007.
Book Description The Folio Society, London, United Kingdom, 2007. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Spine and front board illustrated. Minor ding to rear board. 614 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 019030
Book Description The Folio Society, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Book Club Edition. FACTORY SEALED Folio Society Book : First Published In 2007 : This Copy Is The 2nd. Printing 2007 Edition : Light Blue Buckram Binding With A Lovely Blocked Design To The Front Cover : The Artist Is , ' David Eccles ' : Very Heavy Edition : All Finished Of With A Black Slip-Case : Overall , A Nice Example Of A Folio Book : Seller Inventory # 69 - 5534