Published 28th May 2013
We are offering the two volume set of A Voyage of Discovery and Research in the Southern & Antarctic Regions, during the years 1839-43 by Captian Sir James Clark Ross in the forthcoming antiquarian book auction on 21st August 2013.
Captain Sir James Clark Ross - A Voyage of Discovery... 2 volume set
Captain Sir James Clark Ross accompanied his uncle Sir John Ross to the Arctic on his first and second Polar voyages, making the important discovery of the North Magnetic Pole on 1st June 1831.
Subsequently, he led his own expedition which is recorded in these two volumes. Besides many important geographic and scientific discoveries, he also circumnavigated the Antarctic continent in this expedition.
Captain Sir James Clark Ross - frontispiece
The two volume set is complete with all their charts and attractive tinted lithograph plates and is estimated at £800-£1,200.
Captain Sir James Clark Ross - folding plate