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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Frederick William Beechey; John Richardson, Sir; Nicholas Alyward Vigors; G Tradescant Lay; Edward Turner Bennett; Richard Owen; John Edward Gray; George Brettingham Sowerby; William Buckland; Edward Belcher, Sir; Alexander Collie; Great Britain. Admiralty.
|Description:||xii, 180 (i.e. 186) pages XLIV color plates, 3 maps (1 folded) 28 x 22 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction [by F.W. Beechey] --
Mammalia, by J. Richardson. --
Ornithology, by N.A. Vigors. --
Fishes, by G.T. Lay, and E.T. Bennett. --
Crustacea, by R. Owen. --
Reptiles, by J.E. Gray. --
Batrachians, by J.E. Gray. --
Molluscous animals, and their shells, by J.E. Gray [and G.B. Sowerby] --
Geology [ed. by W. Buckland, from the notes of Lieut. Belcher and of Mr. A. Collie].
|Responsibility:||comp. from the collections and notes made by Captain Beechey, the officers and naturalist of the expedition, during a voyage to the Pacific and Behring's Straits performed in His Majesty's ship Blossom, under the command of Captain F.W. Beechey ... in the years 1825, 26, 27 and 28, by J. Richardson ... N.A. Vigors ... G.T. Lay ... E.T. Bennett ... Richard Owen ... John E. Gray ... Rev. W. Buckland ... and G.B. Sowerby ... Illustrated with upwards of fifty finely coloured plates by Sowerby. Pub. under the authority of the lords commissioners of the Admiralty.|