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Large map of Franklin's 2nd Arctic Expedition  

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Discoveries of the Expedition under the Command of Captain Franklin, R.A., Near the Mouth of the Mackenzie River and on the Sea Coast East & West. A.D. 1825-26

Walker, J. & C.


John Murray



Engraved map. Printed on two sheets joined together. Overall 68.5x126 cm (26¾x50¼").

Scarce polar exploration chart showing the explorations of Franklin's third Arctic expedition with wonderful detail. The map covers the discoveries made in the region of the Coppermine River, Great Bear Lake, and the Mackenzie River and Bay. The map was compiled by Lt. E.N. Kendall, assistant surveyor. Published in  Narrative of a Second Expedition to the Shores of the Polar Sea…

Lot Amendments

Darkening at some folds and a few splits or tears at fold intersections; very good.

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