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Fanning, Edmund 1769-1841

Overview
Works: 48 works in 118 publications in 1 language and 1,387 library holdings
Genres: Logbooks  Personal narratives  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: G440, 910.45
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Most widely held works by Edmund Fanning
Voyages round the world with selected sketches of voyages to the South seas, north and south Pacific oceans, China by Edmund Fanning( Book )

12 editions published between 1832 and 1982 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fanning ... first sailed to the South Seas on a voyage for seal skins on the Betsey in May 1797. During the next 25 years he either captained or directed over 70 voyages in the Pacific and around the globe, personally visiting China, Australia, Fiji, and the Marquesas. In 1798 he discovered both Fanning and Palmyra Islands ... In 1829 Fanning was instrumental in sending out an exploring expedition under the command of Captain Benjamin Pendleton and Nathaniel Brown Palmer. It was Fanning's petition to Congress and largely his own personal efforts that led to the Congressional Act of May 14, 1836 ... authorizing the fitting out of the United State Exploring Expedition (now generally referred to as the Wilkes Expedition"--Forbes, David W. Hawaiian national bibliography
Voyages to the South Seas, Indian and Pacific Oceans, China Sea, Northwest Coast, Feejee Islands, South Shetlands, &, & by Edmund Fanning( Book )

16 editions published between 1838 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voyages round the world; with selected sketches of voyages to the South Seas, north and south Pacific oceans, China, etc by Edmund Fanning( Book )

12 editions published between 1833 and 2000 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voyages & discoveries in the South Seas, 1792-1832 by Edmund Fanning( Book )

5 editions published between 1924 and 1989 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memorial of Edmund Fanning to illustrate the views in a petition presented to Congress, praying that a national discovery and exploring expedition be sent out to South Seas by Edmund Fanning( Book )

3 editions published in 1833 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

by Magalen (Sloop)( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Log/journal, kept by Fanning, relating to a voyage to the South Atlantic, Falkland Islands, and elsewhere
Sealskins for silk; Captain Fanning's voyage round the world in a brig in 1797-99 by Evelyn Cheesman( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Voyages round the world : with selected sketches of voyages to the south seas, north and south pacifi c by Edmund Fanning( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

by Spartan (Schooner)( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Log/journal, kept by Fanning, relating to a sealing voyage from New York to Cape Horn
Voyages to the south seas, indian and pacific oceans, china sea, north-west coast by Edmund Fanning( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Voyages to the South Sea, Indian and Pacific Oceans, China Sea, North-West coast, Feejee Islands, South Shetlands, and c. and c by Edmund Fanning( Book )

1 edition published in 1838 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

by Tazewell family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Undated materials (boxes 20-21) contains papers of Henry Tazewell related to his law practice and his senatorial career; there are a few papers which discuss the impeachment of William Blount. There are also legal and political papers of Littleton Tazewell, bills and receipts, undated maps of Virginia and South Carolina, clippings and printed materials
Voyages round the world: with sketches of Voyages to the South Seas, North and South Pacific Oceans, China, etc by Edmund Fanning( Book )

1 edition published in 1833 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Edmund Fanning Amerikaans ontdekkingsreiziger (1769-1841)

Edmund Fanning US-amerikanischer Entdecker, Forscher und Handelsreisender in der Südsee

Fanning, Edmond 1769-1841

Едмънд Фанинг

Фаннинг, Эдмунд

Languages
English (103)