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Richardson, John Sir 1787-1865

Overview
Works: 218 works in 722 publications in 2 languages and 7,027 library holdings
Genres: Diaries  Observations  Classification  History  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Sources  Biography 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Contributor, Adapter, Recipient
Classifications: F1060.7, 919.8
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Narrative of a second expedition to the shores of the polar sea, in the years 1825, 1826, and 1827. Including an account of the progress of a detachment to the eastward by John Franklin( Book )

45 editions published between 1828 and 2012 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reprint of first edition. (London, John Murray, 1828), with a new introduction by Leslie H. Neatby
Arctic searching expedition : a journal of a boat-voyage through Rupert's Land and the Arctic Sea, in search of the discovery ships under command of Sir John Franklin. With an appendix on the physical geography of North America by John Richardson( Book )

42 editions published between 1851 and 2013 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The surgeon, naturalist and Arctic explorer Sir John Richardson (1787-1865) was a lifelong friend to his former commander Sir John Franklin, with whom he had twice travelled to seek the North-West Passage. Following two years of silence from Franklin after he embarked on his 1845 expedition to the Arctic, Richardson set out on his own voyage in the hope of finding his comrade. Originally published in 1851, this two-volume work charts the journey which would inevitably fail in its ambition: Franklin, unknown to Richardson, had already died in June 1847. Volume 1, which depicts the journey to Fort Confidence in the Canadian Arctic, ends with detailed descriptions of the aboriginal Inuit and Gwich'in peoples encountered. The text is punctuated throughout by accounts of the wildlife and geographical features sighted, and the customs and cultures observed on this remarkable mission
Arctic searching expedition : a journal of a boat-voyage through Rupert's Land and the Arctic Sea, in search of the discovery ships under command of Sir John Franklin : with an appendix on the physical geography of North America by John Richardson( Book )

30 editions published between 1851 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains journal of Richardson's and Dr. John Rae's 1848 expedition in search of Franklin expedition down Mackenzie River and east to Coppermine River. Includes chapters on Eskimos; Kutchin, Cree, and Chipewyan Indians; and Rae's descent of Coppermine River in 1849, also vocabularies of native languages
The Polar regions by John Richardson( Book )

27 editions published between 1861 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Progress of discovery in Arctic from 52 B.C. to Franklin search expeditions ending 1859. Arranged chronologically and by region. Includes chapters on Svalbard, polar currents, ice, winds, temperature, vegetation, zoology, geology, and native people. Progress of discovery in Antarctic is briefly described
The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Herald, under the command of Captain Henry Kellett ... during the years 1845-51 by John Richardson( Book )

16 editions published between 1852 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Copper Inuit : ND08( )

in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Copper Inuit occupied the coastal and adjoining inland regions of much of Victoria Island and the opposite shores of the Canadian Arctic mainland. They had no name for themselves as a group, so the identification of these people as a group is a Western construct based on their association with deposits of copper. This file consists of 38 documents with a time coverage from prehistoric times up to the 1990s
Magnetical and meteorological observations at Lake Athabasca and Fort Simpson by J. H Lefroy( Book )

14 editions published between 1855 and 1985 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Sulphur : under the command of Captain Sir Edward Belcher during the years 1836-42 by Richard Brinsley Hinds( Book )

10 editions published in 1844 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey to the shores of the Polar Sea, in the years 1819-20-21-22 : with a brief account of the second journey in 1825-26-27 by John Franklin( Book )

7 editions published between 1829 and 1982 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of British fishes by William Yarrell( Book )

4 editions published between 1841 and 1859 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrative of the Arctic land expedition to the mouth of the Great Fish River, and along the shores of the Arctic Ocean in the years 1833, 1834, and 1835 by George Back( Book )

11 editions published between 1836 and 1999 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journal of an expedition from Great Slave Lake, Northwest Territories, northeast to the Fish River (Back River) and the Arctic Coast. Includes scientific observations
Narrative of a journey to the shores of the Polar Sea, in the years 1819, 20, 21, and 22 by John Franklin( Book )

11 editions published between 1823 and 1998 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vol. 1 contains coloured, folded map by "J. Walker, Sculpt.," bound between pp. xix & [1], entitled: "The Chart shewing the Connected Discoveries of Captains Ross, Parry, and Franklin, in the years 1818, 19, 20, 21, 22 & 23"--Vol. 2 contained three folded maps bound in the back: Route from York Factory, Isle a la Crosse, and Slave Lake
Catalogue of apodal fish, in the collection of the British museum by British Museum (Natural History)( Book )

5 editions published in 1856 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report on the ichthyology of the seas of China and Japan. With a new index to names in Richardson's Report on the ichthyology of the seas of China and Japan by John Richardson( Book )

12 editions published between 1845 and 1972 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Botanical appendix to Captain Franklin's narrative of a journey to the shores of the Polar Sea by John Richardson( Book )

10 editions published between 1823 and 1982 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arctic ordeal : the journal of John Richardson, surgeon-naturalist with Franklin, 1820-1822 by John Richardson( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Appendices A to D detail bird, mammal, fish and plant observations of John Richardson. Appendix E: John Richardson's contribution to lichenology: solution of a 160 year old puzzle by John W. Thomson. Appendix F: John Richardson's geological field work by W.O. Kupsch
 
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Arctic ordeal : the journal of John Richardson, surgeon-naturalist with Franklin, 1820-1822
Alternative Names
John Richardson Brits ontdekkingsreiziger (1787-1865)

John Richardson naturalista e chirurgo scozzese

John Richardson naturalista, explorador, militar y cirujano británico

John Richardson schottischer Naturhistoriker, Mediziner, Botaniker, Zoologe, Geologe, Polarforscher, Ichthyologe und Entdecker

Richardson, John 1787-1865

Richardson, John 1787-1865 Sir

Richardson, John Sir 1787-1865

Джон Ричардсън

Ричардсон, Джон

جان ریچاردسون

ジョン・リチャードソン

约翰·理查森 (博物学家)

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English (326)

French (1)

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