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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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This volume details the work of the HMS BEAGLE between the years 1831 and 1836. Naturalist Charles Darwin's insights during this cruise led to the Theory of Evolution and also to the accepted theory of the mode of formation of coral reefs. Darwin was Fitzroy's messmate for most of the cruise as well as a sounding board for ideas. Fitzroy was quite conservative in his views which sometimes led to friction between him  Read more...
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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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This volume details the work of the HMS BEAGLE between the years 1831 and 1836. Naturalist Charles Darwin's insights during this cruise led to the Theory of Evolution and also to the accepted theory of the mode of formation of coral reefs. Darwin was Fitzroy's messmate for most of the cruise as well as a sounding board for ideas. Fitzroy was quite conservative in his views which sometimes led to friction between him and Darwin. Fitzroy went on to become the first head of the British Meteorological Office.

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