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Beechey, Frederick William 1796-1856

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Works: 213 works in 549 publications in 4 languages and 3,521 library holdings
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Roles: Author, Editor, Cartographer, Other, Composer
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Most widely held works about Frederick William Beechey
 
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Most widely held works by Frederick William Beechey
Narrative of a voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait to co-operate with the polar expeditions : performed in His Majesty's ship Blossom, under the command of Captain F.W. Beechey ... in the years 1825, 26, 27, 28 by Frederick William Beechey( Book )

112 editions published between 1831 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travelling to the Bering Strait and beyond, Beechey's expedition was supposed to have met up with Sir John Franklin and Captain Parry, who were expected to arrive from the East. Franklin came within 50 leagues of Beechey's camp, but was forced to turn back on account of bad weather. This narrative remains one of ".the most valuable of modern voyages." (Hill 93) and provides accounts of visits to Pitcairn Island, where Beechey interviewed John Adams (the last surviving member of the mutiny on the Bounty), Tahiti, Alaska, Hawaii, Macao, Okinawa, and the coast of California
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.; 1818; to which is added, a summary of all the early attempts to reach the Pacific by way of the Pole by Frederick William Beechey( Book )

51 editions published between 1843 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of expedition in search of North Pole led by D. Buchan in 1818. Sailed to Svalbard, where beset, and put into harbour. Traced pack ice edge towards Greenland. Also includes chronology of early attempts to reach the Pacific by way of the Pole
The botany of Captain Beechey's voyage by William Jackson Hooker( Book )

35 editions published between 1841 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proceedings of the expedition to explore the northern coast of Africa, from Tripoly eastward; in MDCCCXXI. and MDCCCXXII., comprehending an account of the Greater Syrtis and Cyrenaica; and of the ancient cities composing the pentapolis by Frederick William Beechey( Book )

22 editions published between 1828 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of a visit to California, 1826-'27 by Frederick William Beechey( Book )

2 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The zoology of Captain Beechey's voyage by Frederick William Beechey( Book )

15 editions published in 1839 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reise nach dem Stillen Ocean und der Beeringstrasse : zur Mitwirkung bei den Polarexpeditionen, ausgeführt im königl. Engl. Schiffe Blossom by Frederick William Beechey( )

5 editions published between 1823 and 2000 in German and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fishes by G. Tradescant Lay( Book )

2 editions published in 1839 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrative of a voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait. by Frederick William Beechey( Book )

7 editions published between 1831 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Address at the anniversary meeting of the Royal Geographical Society, 26th May, 1856 by Frederick William Beechey( Book )

2 editions published in 1857 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes of a visit to Hachijō in 1878 by F. Victor Dickins( )

1 edition published in 1890 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The zoology of capt. Beechey's voyage : compiled from the collections made during a voyage to the Pacific and Behring's straits ... in the years 1825-28 by Frederick William Beechey( )

1 edition published in 1839 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrative of a voyage to the Pacific and Bering's Strait to co-operate with the Polar expeditions : performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom...in the years 1825, 26, 27, 28 by Frederick William Beechey( Book )

3 editions published between 1831 and 1973 in English and Austronesian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes visits to Easter Island, Pitcairn Island, Oeno Islands, Crescent Island, there Gambier Islands, Bow Island, Tahiti, the Hawaiian Islands, etc
 
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Beechey, F. W.

Beechey, F.W., 1796-1856

Beechey, F. W. 1796-1856 (Frederick William)

Beechey, F. W. (Frederick William), 1796-1856

Beechey, Frederick W.

Beechey, F[Rederick] W[Illiam]

Beechey, Frederick William 1796-1856

Frederick Beechey Brits ontdekkingsreiziger (1796-1856)

Frederick William Beechey

Frederick William Beechey englischer Polarforscher und Geograph

Frederick William Beechey ufficiale, cartografo e esploratore inglese

Фредерик Уильям Бичи британский морской офицер, путешественник, полярный исследователь

Фредерик Уилям Бичи

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