Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait to co-operate with the Polar Expeditions: performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom ... in the years 1825 26 27 28.
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Published by Authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. 2 vols. London: Henry Colburn 1831. Royal 8vo. Later hf calf over marbled paper boards. Spines with raised bands and contrasting morocco titling-labels. With 3 maps of which 2 are folding (and 1 backed on linen being quite soiled) and 23 full-page & double-page plates (some of which have been supplied from other copies). Some offsetting but overall a good complete uncut set of the 1st edition. NOTE: An important voyage. Breechey was acting in conjunction with Franklin and Parry in attempting to discover the N.W. Passage. He discovered several South Sea Islands and visited Tahiti and Pitcairn where he met John Adams the 'Bounty' Mutiny survivor who gave him a long account of the Mutiny. The Expedition also visited San Francisco and other parts of California.
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