The Possibility of Approaching the North Pole Asserted. Hon. D. Barrington.
The Possibility of Approaching the North Pole Asserted.

The Possibility of Approaching the North Pole Asserted.

New York: James Eastburn, 1818. Hardcover. First published in Barrington's Miscellanies in 1781. This first separate republication (same year as London edition) was occasioned by renewed interest in reaching the North Pole & a Northwest Passage, with a 34 page appendix added discussing this in question & answer form. Contains new material on Arctic peoples.

8vo, 187pp, frontis folding map of North Pole & surrounding seas and land, A New Edition, With An Appendix Containing Papers On The Same Subject, And On A Northwest Passage, by Colonel Beaufoy, F.R.S. Original papered boards, simple and attractive re-spine with title label. Inner hinge a little loose, moderate fox spotting, previous owner signature, William Ashby Jr., at top of title page. Sabin 3029. OCLC: 937482372. Item #7377

Price: $225.00

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