Edinburgh, 1859. Ten volumes. 20th-century buckram, spines gilt. Institutional bookplate on eight front pastedowns, some institutional ink and perforation stamps on titlepages. An interesting assortment of quarterly compilations of the EDINBURGH REVIEW, with much content relating to Arctic and Canadian exploration. Includes issues from Oct.-Jan. 1802-03; June-Sept. 1818; Dec.-March 1819; March-June 1831; Apr.-July 1835; Apr.-July 1836; July- Oct. 1843; July-Oct. 1845; July-Oct. 1853; Jan.-April 1859. Contains articles on notable explorations by Mackenzie, Barrington, Scoresby, Hall, Palmer, Ross, Beechey, Richardson, Back, Buchan, Barrow, and Ballantyne. The 1853 volume includes a section on the Parliamentary blue books published between 1848 and 1852, with much content relating to the Franklin searches. The final volume contains a handful of articles relating to the Hudson's Bay Company, Vancouver Island, the Red River Settlement, and the Pacific Northwest. (Inventory #: WRCAM50853)
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