The Private Journal of Captain G.F Lyon of H.M.S. Hecla During the Recent Voyage of Discovery Under Captain Parry 1821-1823

By: Lyon, Captain G.F.

Price: $50.00

Quantity: 1 available


Beautiful book -- no bumps to blue boards and a handsome decorative spine sporting a gilt design and printing. Handsome blue inked top edge as per design and pristine pages with no names or inscriptions.. Includes a pristine fold-out map. Only faults are sunning to sturdy slipcase which has lightened to grey on all edges and to top of one panel, as well as a small date written by previous owner at the bottom of the final page. Originally published in 1824 and is a vivid account of an Arctic exploration in the classical period. Its author was an officer in the Royal Navy. Illustrated nicely with small drawings throughout. Measures 8" wide by 12-1/4" tall. Limited edition confined to 1950 copies, though this one was not assigned a number. 297 pages

Title: The Private Journal of Captain G.F Lyon of H.M.S. Hecla During the Recent Voyage of Discovery Under Captain Parry 1821-1823

Author Name: Lyon, Captain G.F.

Categories: Nautical & Maritime, Travel and Adventure,

Edition: Limited Edition

Publisher: Barre, Massachusetts, Imprint Society: 1970

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine in VG Slipcase

Jacket Condition: No DJ, as Issued

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: 25477

Keywords: Captain G.F. Lyon; H.M.S. Hecla