McCLINTOCK, Francis Leopold, Captain FRANKLIN, John, Sir)
Title: Narrative of the Discovery of the Fate of Sir John Franklin and His Companions. maroon. missing one plate.
Publisher:  Ticknor and Fields, Boston, 1860,
Seller ID: 65315
McCLINTOCK, [Francis Leopold], Captain. A Narrative of the Discovery of theFate of Sir John Franklin and His Companions . The Voyage of the Fox in th e Arctic Seas. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1860. Pp. (i)-xxiv,(1)-375,, frontis., engraved title page, + 18 p. of plates and maps. Maps said to be facing pp. ix and xii are actually opposite pp. 9 and 12. 8vo, pressed maroon cloth with spine faded to brown, small pressed illustration to front andgilt lettering to spine. Measures 20.0cm x 12.0cm. See Arctic Bibliography 10556. McClintock's account of his six years of searching Canada's arctic waters in an attempt to locate the ill-fated Franklin expedition. Spine andtop edge sunned brown, some wear to spine ends, folding plate between pp. 254-5 torn with sizeable portion missing (but facsimile of whole plate fromdifferent edition laid in), else vg. 225.00