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Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition. During the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842.

Author: Charles WilkesJoseph DraytonAlfred T AgateBenjamin F ChildsJoseph H BrightlyAll authors
Publisher: Philadelphia : Lea and Blanchard, 1845.
Series: United States Exploring Expedition, v. 1-5.
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Genre/Form: Exploration literature
Illustrated works
Named Person: Charles Wilkes; Charles Wilkes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Wilkes; Joseph Drayton; Alfred T Agate; Benjamin F Childs; Joseph H Brightly; Lea & Blanchard,; C. Sherman & Son,
OCLC Number: 156761499
Notes: "In five volumes and an atlas."
With half titles: United States Exploring Expedition.
"Printed by C. Sherman"--Title page verso.
Unofficial issue. Official issue 'by authority of Congress' originally published as part of 20 vol. set: United States Exploring Expedition. Philadelphia : Printed by C. Sherman, 1844-1874. Vols. 1-5 of set.
Vol. 1: lxvi, [2], 455, [1] p., [11] leaves of plates (3 folded); v. 2: xvi, 505, [1] p., [17] leaves of plates (3 folded); v. 3: xv, [1], 463, [1] p., [11] leaves of plates; v. 4: xvi, 574 p., [17] leaves of plates (1 folded); v. 5: xv, [1], 591, [1] p., [19] leaves of plates (3 folded).
References made to New Zealand. Three ships from the expedition visited Bay of Islands in 1840.
Plates signed by: A.T. Agate, J. Drayton, J.H. Brightly, R.S. Gilbert, R.H. Pease, J.J. Butler, B.F. Childs and others. Some plates hand coloured.
Includes index.
Errata p. tipped in before contents p. in vol. 5.
Press figures.
Description: 5 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 33 cm + 1 atlas ([6] pages, [5] folded leaves of plates (some color) : maps ; 33 cm)
Series Title: United States Exploring Expedition, v. 1-5.
Responsibility: by Charles Wilkes ...

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