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|Named Person:||Charles Wilkes; Charles Wilkes|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Charles Wilkes; Joseph Drayton; Alfred T Agate; Benjamin F Childs; Joseph H Brightly; Lea & Blanchard,; C. Sherman & Son,
|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, , 455,  p.,  leaves of plates (3 folded); v. 2: xvi, 505,  p.,  leaves of plates (3 folded); v. 3: xv, , 463,  p.,  leaves of plates; v. 4: xvi, 574 p.,  leaves of plates (1 folded); v. 5: xv, , 591,  p.,  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.
Errata p. tipped in before contents p. in vol. 5.
|Description:||5 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 33 cm + 1 atlas ( pages,  folded leaves of plates (some color) : maps ; 33 cm)|
|Series Title:||United States Exploring Expedition, v. 1-5.|
|Responsibility:||by Charles Wilkes ...|
- Wilkes, Charles, -- 1798-1877 -- Travel.
- Oceania -- Discovery and exploration -- American.
- South America -- Discovery and exploration -- American.
- Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration -- American.
- Wilkes, Charles, -- 1798-1877.
- Discovery and exploration, American.
- South America.