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Beechey, Frederick William 1796-1856

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Works: 210 works in 517 publications in 3 languages and 3,387 library holdings
Genres: History  Catalogs and collections  Maps  Pictorial works  Nautical charts  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Cartographer, Composer, Other
Classifications: G161, 910.9 S
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Most widely held works about Frederick William Beechey
 
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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 )

102 editions published between 1831 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 820 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
The botany of Captain Beechey's voyage by William Jackson Hooker( Book )

31 editions published between 1841 and 1965 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

44 editions published between 1837 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 217 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
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 )

20 editions published between 1828 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 95 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 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published in 1839 in English and held by 63 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

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

3 editions published between 1823 and 1832 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gambiers Group (inhabited) by Frederick William Beechey( )

3 editions published between 1831 and 1863 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; performed in the years, 1819-20, in His Majesty's ships Hecla and Griper, under the orders of William Edward Parry, R.N., F.R.S., and commander of the expedition by William Edward Parry( Book )

1 edition published in 1821 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Englishman William Edward Parry's journal of his voyage for the discovery of a North-west passage through the Canadian Arctic in the years 1819-'20 aboard the ships Hecla and Griper. Includes official instructions to Parry from the British government on undertaking the expedition, details of land and sea exploration, encounters with Inuit (Eskimos) and fauna in the region, lists of supplies, chronometric, magnetic and lunar observations, numerous plates and maps, glossary of technical terms
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

Narrative of a voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait : performed in H.M.S. Blossom ... in ... 1825-28 by Frederick William Beechey( Book )

5 editions published between 1831 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A narrative of the voyages and travels of Captain Beechey to the Pacific and Behring's straits; performed in the years 1825, 26, 27 and 28. For the purpose of co-operating with the expeditions under Captains Parry and Franklin. And of Captain Back, R.N., to the Thlew-ee-choh river & the Arctic sea, in search of the expedition under Capt. J. Ross, R.N., being the conclusion of the series of voyages instituted for the discovery of the North west passage by Robert Huish( Book )

2 editions published in 1836 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 1 (p.1-508) is slightly revised version, in third person, of F.W. Beechey's Narrative of a voyage to the Pacific and Behrings Strait, 1825-28 published in 1831. Part 2 (p.509-704) is condensed version of George Back's Narrative of the Arctic Land Expedition to the mouth of the Great Fish River, 1833-35 published in 1836
 
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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
Alternative Names
Beechey, F. W.

Beechey, F.W., 1796-1856

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

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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English (293)

German (5)

French (3)

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