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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. ...

Author: Robert Fitzroy; Philip Parker King; Charles Darwin
Publisher: London: : Henry Colburn, Great Marlborough Street., 1839.
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Fitzroy, Robert, 1805-1865.
Narrative of the surveying voyages of his Majesty's ships Adventure and Beagle, between the years 1826 and 1836.
London, H. Colburn, 1839
(OCoLC)606346894
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Fitzroy, Robert, 1805-1865.
Narrative of the surveying voyages of his Majesty's ships Adventure and Beagle, between the years 1826 and 1836.
London, H. Colburn, 1839
(OCoLC)608113189
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Fitzroy; Philip Parker King; Charles Darwin
OCLC Number: 1194804
Notes: 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 was also separately issued in the same year under title: Journal of reseraches 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. / By Charles Darwin, Esq., M.A.F.R.S. secretary to the Geological Society.
Publisher's advertisements dated Aug. 1839, bound into some copies of the v. 2 appendix, specify "3 vols. 8vo", noting that vol. 1 was written by Captain P.P. King, with an appendix on magnetic observations by Major Sabine (printed on p. 497-528), and that vol. 2 was written by Captain Robert Fitzroy (also the editor of both vols.), with an appendix (which was issued separately bound); there is no mention of Darwin's volume, which appears elsewhere in the list under its separate title. In later advertisements the work is described as 2 vols., noting that "Mr. Darwin's journal ... may be had in a single volume". See Freeman, p. 34.
Vol. 3 printed by Whiting, Beaufort House, London.
Vol. 1: xxviii, [4], 597, [1] p., [19] leaves of plates (some folded); v. 2: xiv, [2], 694, [2] p., [27] leaves of plates (some folded); appendix to v. 2: viii, 352, [8] leaves of plates (some folded); v. 3: xiv, 629, [609]-615, [1] p., [2] folded leaves of plates.
In each volume, two of the plates are folded and placed in front pockets.
Errata: v. 1, p. [4] (second sequence); v. 2, p. viii.
Description: 3 v. in 4 : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Proceedings of the first expedition, 1826-1830, under the command of Captain P. Parker King, R.N., F.R.S. --
v. 2. Proceedings of the second expedition, 1831-1836, under the command of Captain Robert Fitz-Roy, R.N. --
Appendix to Vol. II. --
v. 3. Journal and remarks, 1832-1836. / By Charles Darwin, Esq., M.A. sec. Geol. Soc.
Other Titles: Voyages of the Adventure and Beagle
Journal of Charles Darwin, M.A., naturalist to the Beagle

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