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Narrative of the surveying voyages of His Majesty's ships Adventure and Beagle : between the years 1826 and 1836, describing their examination of the southern shores of South America, and the Beagle's circumnavigation of the globe. In three volumes. Vol. I.[-III]. Preview this item
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Narrative of the surveying voyages of His Majesty's ships Adventure and Beagle : between the years 1826 and 1836, describing their examination of the southern shores of South America, and the Beagle's circumnavigation of the globe. In three volumes. Vol. I.[-III].

Author: Robert FitzroyPhilip Parker KingGilbert Elliot Minto, Earl ofHenry ColburnCharles WhitingAll authors
Publisher: London : Henry Colburn, Great Marlborough Street., 1839.
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Genre/Form: Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Fitzroy; Philip Parker King; Gilbert Elliot Minto, Earl of; Henry Colburn; Charles Whiting; Warren D Mohr; Charles Darwin; J.L. Cox and Sons,; Thordarson Collection
OCLC Number: 84651474
Notes: Fitzroy indicates King as joint author in preface of v. 1.
Half title (v. 1, 2, and 3): Voyages of the Adventure and Beagle.
Caption title to v.3: Journal of Charles Darwin, M.A., naturalist to the Beagle.
Vol. 3 printed by Whiting, Beaufort House, London.
"London: Printed by J.L. Cox and Sons, 75, Great Queen Street, Lincoln's-Inn Fields."--Verso t.p., v. 1.
In each volume, two of the plates are folded and placed in front pockets.
Vol. 3 was reissued the same year in separate form with the title: Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle, under the command of Captain Fitzroy, R.N. from 1832 to 1836. Cf. BM.
Vol. 1 dedication and preface signed: Robert Fitz-Roy; v. 3 preface signed: C.D.
Dedicated to the Right Honourable the Earl of Minto, G.C.B., First Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty.
Errata: v. 1, p. [4] (second sequence); v. 2, p. viii.
Addenda: v. 2, p. [1] (third sequence).
Bound in blind-stamped blue cloth; gilt-stamped spine title.
Description: 3 v. (xxviii, [4], 597, [1] p., [19] leaves of plates (some folded); xiv, [2], 694, [2] p., [27] leaves of plates (some folded); appendix to v. 2: viii, 352, [8] leaves of plates (some folded); xiv, 615, [1] p., [2] leaves of plates) : ill., maps ; 25 cm.+ 1 appendix.
Contents: .I. Proceedings of the first expedition, 1826-1830, under the command of Captain P. Parker King, R.N., F.R.S. --
II. Proceedings of the second expedition, 1831-1836, under the command of Captain Robert Fitz-Roy, R.N. --
Appendix to Vol. II. --
III. Journal and remarks, 1832-1836. / by Charles Darwin, Esq., M.A. Sec. Geol. Soc.
Other Titles: Voyages of the Adventure and Beagle

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