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"THE FINEST SERIES OF ARCTIC VIEWS THEN PUBLISHED"

(ARCTIC) ROSS, John. A Voyage of Discovery. London, 1819.

First edition, illustrated with 32 engraved plates, charts and maps (13 folding), including 15 magnificent hand-colored aquatints by Havell & Son (four folding) depicting icebergs, a "bear plunging into the sea" and the ship's "passage through the ice" among other dramatic images. $11,500.

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"FOR SUPPLIES FURNISHED TO THE FEMALE SEMINARY…"

ROSS, John. Autograph letter signed. Oklahoma, March 6, 1857.

Wonderful signed autograph letter, dated 1857, from Cherokee Nation Chief John Ross directing his brother, National Treasurer Lewis Ross, to pay John Ross's general store partner and brother-in-law John Stapler for school supplies given to the Cherokee Female Seminary. $3000.

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THE DISCOVERY OF THE MAGNETIC NORTH POLE

ROSS, John. Narrative of a Second Voyage in Search of a North-West Passage. London, 1835.

First edition, large-paper copy, of Ross’ Narrative, with 30 full-page charts, copper plates and lithographs (eight with vivid original hand-coloring), and a large color-outlined folding map of the region. $2500.

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