|Series||Early American imprints -- no. 4866.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||80|
A Voyage of Discovery Towards the North Pole: Performed in His Majesty's Ships Dorothea and Trent, Under the Command of Captain David Buchan, R.N.; ; to which is Added, a Summary of All the Early Attempts to Reach the Pacific by Way of the Pole: Author: Frederick William Beechey: Publisher: R. Bentley, Original from: Oxford University. “AN IMPORTANT ADDITION TO NAUTICAL SCIENCE”: PHIPPS’ VOYAGE TO THE NORTH POLE, PHIPPS, Constantine John. Voyage Towards the North Pole Undertaken by His Majesty’s Command London: W. Bowyer and J. Nichols for J. Nourse, Quarto, contemporary full specked light brown calf sympathetcally rebacked in calf-gilt, red morocco. THE MAIDEN VOYAGE OF LORD NELSON, IN SEARCH OF THE OPEN POLAR SEA. PHIPPS, Constantine John A Voyage Towards the North Pole Undertaken At His Majesty's Command Printed By W. Bowyer And J. Nichols, Journal of Phipps, the commander of the expedition of the ships Racehorse and Carcass towards the North Pole. The ships sailed north of Spitzbergen Island but were prevented by fields of ice from advancing further. The Appendix contains observations made in the course of the voyage and descriptions of scientific instruments used on the voyage.
Full-Leather. Condition: Very Good. Book measures 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches. Collation, ,pp, 2 folding plates. Volume 11 only. Contents of this volume. Voyage towards the North Pole. Voyage New Guinea. Pelew Islands. Botany Bay, with a narrative of the settlement of the Colonies at Port Jackson. Voyage to Lisbon. Voyages to the Indian Sea and. Download book Download PDF Download All Download JPEG Download Text A voyage towards the North Pole undertaken by His Majesty's command, /by Constantine John Phipps. Voyage of Captain Phipps towards the North Pole with a brief view of the attempts at discovering a north-east passage to China and Japan. by: Mulgrave, Constantine John Phipps, Baron, Published: (). Phipps’s own account of the North Pole expedition was published as Voyage of Captain Phipps Towards the North Pole, Philadelphia: Joseph and James Crukshank, (and other earlier editions). David Phipps was commissioned in , and played a leading role on the Continental (American) side during the American Revolutionary War.
A Voyage towards the North Pole: Undertaken By His Majesty's Command (Cambridge Library Collection - Polar Exploration) Paperback – Febru by Constantine John Phipps (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ Author: Constantine John Phipps. PROPERTY OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE SANDYS TRUST, LOTS PHIPPS, CONSTANTINE JOHN. A Voyage towards the North Pole. London: J. Nourse, FIRST EDITION, 4to ( x mm.), dedication, 13 folding or double-page engraved plates or charts (of 15), 11 folding printed tables, contemporary russia gilt, lacking 2 plates, half-title and directions to the binder, joints starting. (Nelson was midshipman.) Phipps wrote a book about his voyage, titled A Voyage Towards the North Pole Undertaken by His Majesty’s Command The book was published in London in Captain Phipps reached 80°34′, 80°37′, and 80°48′, north of Spitzbergen, on July He was prevented by an ice barrier from traveling any further north. Excerpt from A Voyage of Discovery Towards the North Pole Performed in His Majesty's Ships Dorothea and Trent, Under the Command of Captain David Buchan, To Which Is Added, a Summary of All the Early Attempts to Reach the Pacific by Way of the Pole Before I had finished this narrative, it was suggested to me that it would receive additional interest if a Sketch of the .