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Nares, George S. (George Strong), 1831-1915.
Narrative of a voyage to the Polar Sea during 1875-6 in H.M. ships 'Alert ̓and 'Discovery
London : S. Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1878
|Named Person:||George S Nares|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
George S Nares; G H Richards; H W Feilden; Albert C L G Günther; E A Smith; Robert McLachlan; Edward J Miers; A M Norman; George Stewardson Brady; William Carmichael McIntosh; P Martin Duncan; Walter Percy Sladen; George Busk; George James Allman; Henry John Carter; Henry Bowman Brady; Joseph Dalton Hooker; Daniel Oliver; William Mitten; M J Berkeley; George Dickie; Charles Eugene De Rance; R W Coppinger; Samuel Haughton; Thomas Mitchell; George White; Edward L Moss; George le Clerk Egerton; Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington,; Spottiswoode & Co.,
|Notes:||"Spottiswoode & Co., Printers, New-street Square and Parliament Street."--Vol. 1, p. 395.
Vol. 1: xl, 395 p.,  leaves of plates (1 folded); v. 2: viii, 378 p.,  leaves of plates (1 folded).
Six plates consist of 6 black-and-white photoprints mounted on blank leaves.
"The illustrations in the present work are either reproductions of photographs taken by Mr. F. Mitchell, Paymaster of the H.M.S. 'Discovery,' and Mr. George White, Assistant Engineer of H.M.S. 'Alert,' or from sketches taken on the spot by Dr. Edward Moss, M.D., Surgeon of H.M. S. 'Alert,' Lieutenant G. Le C. Egerton, and Mr. Mitchell."--Vol. 1, p. [vii]-viii.
Introduction by George Henry Richards.
|Description:||2 v.,  leaves of plates : ill. (1 col.), map ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Appendix no. I Ethnology / by Henry W. Feilden --
Appendix no. II Mammalia / by Henry W. Feilden --
Appendix no. III Ornithology / by Henry W. Feilden --
Appendix no. IV Ichthyology / by Albert Günther --
Appendix no. V Mollusca / by Edgar A. Smith --
Appendix no. VI Insecta and Arachnida / by Robert McLachlan --
Appendix no. VII Crustacea / by Edward J. Miers ; Notes on the oceanic Copepoda / by the Rev. A. M. Norman ; Notes on the Ostracoda / by George Stewardson Brady --
Appendix no. VIII Annelida / by W. C. McIntosh --
Appendix no. IX Echinodermata / by Prof. P. Martin Duncan and W. Percy Sladen --
Appendix no. X Polyzoa / by George Busk --
Appendix no. XI Hydrozoa / by George J. Allman --
Appendix no. XII Spongida / by H. J. Carter --
Appendix no. XIII Rhizopoda Reticularia Foraminifera / by Henry B. Brady --
Appendix no. XIV Botany / by Sir Joseph D. Hooker ; Lists of flowering plants from Ellesmere Land and Grinnell Land / by Professor D. Oliver ; Mosses and Jungermanniæ / by W. Mitten ; Enumeration of the fungi collected during the Arctic Expedition of 1875 and 1876 / by the Rev. M. J. Berkeley ; Algæ and Diatomaceæ / by G. Dickie --
Appendix no. XV Geology: on the geological structure of the coasts of Grinnell Land and Hall Basin, visited by the British Arctic Expedition of 1875-6 / by C. E. De Rance and H. W. Feilden --
Appendix no. XVI Report on Petermann Glacier / by Richard W. Coppinger --
Appendix no. XVII Game list: list of animals procured in Smith Sound and northwards by the crew of H.M. Ship 'Alert' between July 28, 1875 and September 8, 1876 ; List of animals procured in Smith Sound by the crew of H.M. Ship 'Discovery' between July 28, 2875 and September 8, 1876 --
Appendix no. XVIII Meteorological abstract --
Appendix no. XIX Abstract of results obtained from the tidal observations made on board H.M. ships 'Discovery' and 'Alert' in 1875-6 / by the Rev. Samuel Haughton.
|Other Titles:||Voyage to the Polar Sea|
|Responsibility:||by Capt. Sir G. S. Nares, commander of the expedition ; with notes on the natural history edited by H. W. Feilden, naturalist to the expedition.|
- Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration -- British.
- Arctic regions -- Description and travel.
- Natural history -- Arctic regions.
- Alert (Sloop : 1856-1895)
- Discovery (Ship)
- Nares, George S. -- (George Strong), -- 1831-1915 -- Travel -- Arctic regions.
- Alerte (Navire)
- Discovery (Navire)
- Sciences naturelles -- Arctique.
- Arctique -- Découverte et exploration britanniques.
- Discovery (navire).
- Arctique -- Découverte et exploration.
- Discovery and exploration, British.
- Natural history.
- Arctic Regions.