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Armstrong, Alexander Sir 1818-1899

Overview
Works: 9 works in 81 publications in 2 languages and 653 library holdings
Genres: History  Church history 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Alexander Armstrong
A personal narrative of the discovery of the north-west passage; with numerous incidents of travel and adventure during nearly five years' continuous service in the Arctic regions while in search of the expedition under Sir John Franklin by Alexander Armstrong( Book )

33 editions published between 1857 and 2016 in English and German and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The H.M.S. Investigator spent the years 1850-4 in the Western Arctic engaged in a search for the lost expedition of the explorer Sir John Franklin. In this 1857 publication Alexander Armstrong (1818-99), surgeon and naturalist to the ship, gives a first-hand account of life on board during the voyage, as testimony to the 'heroism, devotion, and endurance' of his shipmates. He describes the harsh conditions that the crew had to endure, and argues convincingly that no travel 'more thoroughly tests man's powers of endurance, both morally
Shantung (China): a general outline of the geography and history of the province; a sketch of its missions; and notes of a journey to the tomb of Confucius by Alexander Armstrong( )

13 editions published between 1891 and 1996 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a mule litter to the tomb of Confucius by Alexander Armstrong( Book )

10 editions published between 1896 and 2013 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Observations on naval hygiene and scurvy; more particularly as the latter appeared during a polar voyage by Alexander Armstrong( Book )

7 editions published in 1858 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A personal narrative of the discovery of the North-west passage; by Alexander Armstrong( Book )

1 edition published in 1867 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[List of candidates for election to the Royal Society] by Royal Society (Great Britain)( Book )

1 edition published in 1862 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

List of candidates includes the physicians William Brinton and Alfred Baring Garrod, the geneticist Francis Galton, the missionary and explorer David Livingstone and the zoologist Sir John Lubbock
Arctic Expedition, 1875-6 : medical report by Thomas Colan( Book )

1 edition published in 1877 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Surgical journal of the Fleet Surgeon for 1875, addressed to Sir Alexander Armstrong
 
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A personal narrative of the discovery of the north-west passage; with numerous incidents of travel and adventure during nearly five years' continuous service in the Arctic regions while in search of the expedition under Sir John Franklin
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A personal narrative of the discovery of the north-west passage; with numerous incidents of travel and adventure during nearly five years' continuous service in the Arctic regions while in search of the expedition under Sir John Franklin
Alternative Names
Alexander Armstrong ontdekkingsreiziger uit Verenigd Koninkrijk van Groot-Brittannië en Ierland (-1899)

Alexander Armstrong Royal Navy explorer

Armstrong, Alex 1818-1899 Sir

Armstrong, Alex. (Alexander), Sir, 1818-1899

Александр Армстронг

アレキサンダー・アームストロング

Languages
English (80)

German (1)