Narrative of A Voyage to the Polar Sea During1875-6 in H. M. Ships”Alert” and “Discovery” by Capt. Sir ... With Notes on the Natural History ... Vil. I - II. Second Edition.
Utgitt: London, Sampson Low,
Large 8vo. xl, 395 + viii, 378, 32 pp. Illustr. w. several woodcuts in tekst, 6 paste down Woodbury photogr. plates, 8 full page (one col.) illustr. and 2 folding maps. Publ. full green cloth (rebacked). Tear in big map repaired , traces of tape on both sides, almost no foxing.
Kommentar: This was the first major British Arctic expedition since the Franklin search expeditions in the early 1850’s.
Woodburytype: A type of photographic reproduction, in use from about 1875 to 1900, employed mainly for book illustrations. Produced from a metal printing plate, they are similar in appearance to carbon prints and often have a slightly reddish tint.