Item #194553 THE JOURNAL OF ROCHFORT MAGUIRE, 1852-1854. Two years at Point Barrow, Alaska, about HMS Plover in the search for Sir John Franklin. Rochfort MAGUIRE.

THE JOURNAL OF ROCHFORT MAGUIRE, 1852-1854. Two years at Point Barrow, Alaska, about HMS Plover in the search for Sir John Franklin.

London. Published by Hakluyt Society, 1988. Two Volumes. Volume One;: pp. xiv + 318, black & white illustrations and maps. Volume Two .pp.vi + 319 - 584 folding map.black and white diagrams.index.Original publishers light blue cloth.in complete now protected dust wrappers. There is some pale foxing to fore edges. Item #194553

" The expedition of the HMS Plover was the first of 21 to seek traces of Sir John Franklin, whose expedition in search of a northwest passage had vanished in 1845. Maguire's account is the earliest account of a sustained foreign association with the Eskimos of northern Alaska."

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