Franklin Engravings

8.5 x 11 "

Plates from "Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea in the years 1819, 20, 21 and 22", by John Franklin, Captain, RN, FRS,  published by John Murray, London, 1823. All engravings are  by Edward Finden.

(11 x 8 1/2") Condition good.  Can $45  US $ 35

VIEW from MORGAN'S ROCKS of the HILL in HILL RIVER Sept 19, 1819

Drawn by Lieut.Hood R.N. Engraved by Edw. Finden   Published March 1823 by John Murray, London

Some foxing left margin.  

EXPEDITION CROSSING LAKE PROSPEROUS May 30, 1820

Drawn by Lieut.Hood R.N. Engraved by Edw. Finden   Published March 1823 by John Murray, London

Some foxing upper right corner  

 

 

Winter Travelling on Great Slave Lake 

Drawn by Lieut.Hood R.N. Engraved by Edw. Finden   Published March 1823 by John Murray, London

Slight foxing upper margin

 

 

Plates from "Narrative of a Second Expedition to the Shores of the Polar Sea in the years 1825, 26 and 27" by John Franklin, Captain, RN, FRS First Edition published by John Murray in London, 1828

(8.5 x 11") Condition good.  Can $30  US $ 24

The Western Termination of the Rocky Mountains- Mount Copleston

Drawn by Capt. Black, Aug. 5, 1826.  Engraved by Edw. Finden.   Published March 1828 by John Murray, London

Water stain in rt lower corner.

 

VIEW TO SEAWARD FROM  FLAXMANS ISLAND

Drawn by Capt. Black, Aug 7, 1826.  Engraved by Edw. Finden.   Published March 1828 by John Murray, London

Water stain in rt lower corner.

 

LAUNCHING BOATS ACROSS A REEF OPPOSITE TO MOUNT CONYBEARE

Drawn by Capt. Black, July 10, 1826.  Engraved by Edw. Finden.   Published March 1828 by John Murray, London

Water stain in rt lower corner.

 

Others, of which photos could be generated on request:

Expedition First Detained by the Ice

Foggy Island

Boats Running for Shelter from a Storm

Expedition Crossing Black's Inlet

 

From Kane, Elisha Kent, 1853,4,5 Arctic Explorations: the Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin - Published 1856 by Childs & Peterson, Philadelphia

9 x 5 3/4 " (24.5 x 15.5 cm)

The Pack off Sylvia Headland

Life in the Brig

 

Cook

Thornton engraving of John Hawksworth (One of the editors of Cook's First Voyage) and Captain James King (Coadjutor in his Third and Last Voyage). Published by Alexander Hogg at the Kings Armes No. 16 Paternoster Row. 23.5 x 35 cm. Condition good, previous fold across top right hand corner, small tear  on bottom edge. On fine paper with watermark lines. $ 50.00 US