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Great Britain Admiralty

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Works: 5,802 works in 8,642 publications in 2 languages and 30,848 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Handbooks and manuals  Naval history  Ephemerides  Periodicals  Registers (Lists)  Catalogs  Rules  Treaties 
Roles: Composer, Editor, Other, Correspondent, Publisher, plb
Classifications: G420,
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Publications about Great Britain
Publications by Great Britain
Most widely held works about Great Britain
 
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Most widely held works by Great Britain
A voyage to the Pacific Ocean undertaken by command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the northern hemisphere, performed under the direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore, in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780 by James Cook( Book )
35 editions published between 1784 and 1796 in English and held by 359 libraries worldwide
Entdeckung von Sibirien / Meeting of Frontiers
Russian war, 1855, Black sea; official correspondence by Great Britain( Book )
8 editions published between 1943 and 1954 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
A manual of scientific enquiry prepared for the use of Her Majesty's navy : and adapted for travellers in general by John F. W Herschel( Book )
21 editions published between 1849 and 2011 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
Sir John Frederick William Herschel (1792-1871) - astronomer, mathematician, chemist - was one of the most important British scientists of the nineteenth century. Son of the famous astronomer William Herschel, he was persuaded by his father to pursue the astronomical investigations William could no longer undertake; John's subsequent career resulted in a knighthood and a lifetime of accolades. This 1849 publication was commissioned by the Admiralty to encourage and assist naval officers to undertake scientific research while abroad. The work provides instructions in making and recording observations in a wide range of disciplines - astronomy; magnetism; hydrography; tides; geography; geology; earthquakes; mineralogy; meteorology; atmospheric waves; zoology; botany; ethnology; medicine; statistics - written by experts in these fields, including Whewell, Darwin, Hooker and Herschel himself. It was hoped that the instructions could also be used by other travellers to advance scientific knowledge, and the work remained in print for over fifty years
Apparent places of fundamental stars ( serial )
in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
The papers of Admiral Sir John Fisher by Great Britain( Book )
11 editions published between 1960 and 1964 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
A descriptive catalogue of the naval manuscripts in the Pepysian Library at Magdalene College, Cambridge by Pepys Library( Book )
in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
East of Malta, west of Suez; the Admiralty account of the naval war in the eastern Mediterranean, September 1939 to March 1941 by Great Britain( Book )
8 editions published between 1943 and 2001 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Russian war, 1854, Baltic and Black sea; official correspondence by Great Britain( Book )
2 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Manual of seamanship by Great Britain( Book )
29 editions published between 1908 and 1967 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
East of malta, west of Suez : the official Admiralty account of the Mediterranean fleet, 1939-1943 by Great Britain( Book )
2 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
A manual of naval prize law founded upon the manual prepared in 1866 by Godfrey Lushington by Thomas Erskine Holland( Book )
8 editions published in 1888 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Instructions for the guidance of Her Majesty's naval officers employed in the suppression of the slave trade by Great Britain( Book )
12 editions published between 1844 and 1968 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Regulations and instructions relating to His Majesty's service at sea by Great Britain( Book )
7 editions published between 1757 and 1790 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Regulations and instructions relating His Majesty's service at sea by Great Britain( Book )
8 editions published between 1745 and 1787 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
A collection of the statutes relating to the admiralty, navy, ships of war, and incidental matters to the eighth year of King George the Third by Great Britain( Book )
2 editions published in 1768 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Telegraphic signals for the use of His Majesty's fleet by Great Britain( Book )
3 editions published in 1816 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Letters addressed to the Admiralty on the naval and commercial interests of this kingdom ... recommended to the 1st serious attention of the legislature by Robert Tomlinson( Book )
4 editions published in 1782 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
By the Commissioners for Executing the Office of Lord High Admiral of Great-Britain and Ireland, &c. and of all His Majesty's plantations, &c by Great Britain( Book )
5 editions published between 1777 and 2005 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity England and Wales. Admiralty

controlled identity Great Britain. Navy Department

Admiralty
Admiralty Great Britain
Admiralty-Office.
Board of Admiralty
British Admiralty
Grande-Bretagne. Admiralty
Grande-Bretagne Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty
Grande-Bretagne. Ministry of Defense (Navy)
Grande-Bretagne. Navy
Grande-Bretagne. Royal navy
Great Britain. Admiralty.
Great Britain Board of Admiralty
Great Britain Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty
Wielka Brytania. Board of Admiralty.
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English (273)
Latin (6)
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