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4 October 2017

Seemann (Berthold).

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Lot 141

Estimate: £300 - £500
Sold For: £1,350

Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Herald During the Years 1845-51, under the Command of Captain Henry Kellett, Being a Circumnavigation of the Globe, and Three Cruizes to the Arctic Regions in search of Sir John Franklin, 2 volumes, 1st edition, 1853,
colour lithograph frontispiece to each, folding colour map, publisher's catalogue at end of volume II, light marginal toning, library stamps to front endpapers, previous owner signature, hinges a little tender, original blue blindstamped cloth, small indentations to volume I edges, small split to volume II upper joint, a little rubbed, 8vo
Hill 1546; Howes S271; Sabin 78867. Seemann was the naturalist aboard the Herald, which set out to measure the hydrography of the Pacific Ocean and subsequently searched for the lost Franklin Arctic expedition.

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