officer of the Royal Navy, Arctic explorer and draughtsman (1795-1833). Autograph dedication signed. No place or date. 8vo. 1 page on bifolium.
$ 2,965 / 2.500 €
6 lines in an Eskimo-Aleut language, titled "An Esquimaux Song". A collector's note is loosely enclosed: "Captain Henry P. Hoppner, son of the Painter. He accompanied Capt. Parry in the Arctic Expedition, and wrote for me this Esquimaux Song which he had heard the natives sing". - With traces of former mounting verso.