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The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle, under the command of Captain Fitzroy, R.N., during the years 1832 to 1836
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The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle, under the command of Captain Fitzroy, R.N., during the years 1832 to 1836 : Published with the approval of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury

By

Fitzroy, Robert, 1805-1865
Bell, Thomas, 1792-1880
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882
Eyton, T. C. (Thomas Campbell), 1809-1880
Gould, John, 1804-1881
Gray, George Robert, 1808-1872
Jenyns, Leonard, 1800-1893
Owen, Richard, 1804-1892
Waterhouse, G. R. (George Robert), 1810-1888
Gould, Elizabeth, 1804-1841 , lithographer
Hullmandel, Charles Joseph, 1789-1850 , printer of plates
Swaine, John, 1775-1860 , engraver
Scharf, George, 1788-1860 , lithographer
Curtis, Charles M., approximately 1795-1839 , ill
Hawkins, B. Waterhouse (Benjamin Waterhouse), 1807-1889 , ill
Great Britain. Treasury.

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

London :Published by Smith, Elder and Co., 65 Cornhill,1839-1843.

Notes

"London, printed by Stewart and Murray, Old Bailey"--Verso of t.p.

Collation of each part: pt. 1: [2], iv, 111, [1] p., XXXII leaves of plates (2 double, 1 folded); pt. 2: ix, [5], v, [1], 97, [1] p., 35 leaves of plates; pt. 3: [8], ii, [3]-156, [8] p., 50 leaves of plates; pt. 4: xv, [1], 169, [3] p., 29 leaves of plates; pt. 5: [2], vi, 51, [1] p., 20 leaves of plates.

Dates of publication for each part: pt. 1: 1840; pt.. 2: 1839; pt. 3: 1841; pt. 4: 1842; pt. 5: 1843.

George Robert Gray assisted with the writing of pt. 3 (Birds).

Illustrators include J. Gould, G. Scharf, B. Waterhouse Hawkins, G.R. Waterhouse, and C.M. Curtis; lithographers include: Elizabeth Gould, G. Scharf, and C. Hullmandel; engravers include: J. Swaine; printers of plates include C. Hullmandel.

Mounted errata slip on p. [1] of 5th group of pt. 2; "Corrigenda": pt. 3, p. [7] of 1st group; "Errata": pt. 4, p. [170] and pt. 5, p. [6] of 1st group.

Originally issued in parts: London : Smith Elder and Co., 1838-1843. Cf. Freeman, R.B. Charles Darwin (2nd ed.), 8.

Contents: pt. I. Fossil mammalia / described by Richard Owen, Esq. ; with a geological introduction, by Charles Darwin, Esq. -- pt. II. Mammalia / described by George R. Waterhouse, Esq. ; with a notice of their habits and ranges, by Charles Darwin, Esq. -- pt. III. Birds / described by John Gould, Esq. ; with a notice of their habits and ranges, by Charles Darwin, Esq. ; and with an anatomical appendix, by T.C. Eyton, Esq. -- pt. IV. Fish / described by Leonard Jenyns -- pt. V. Reptilia / Described by Thomas Bell, Esq.

Anker, J. Bird books and bird art, | 173

Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib., | I, p. 157-159

Freeman, R.B. Charles Darwin (2nd ed.), | 9

Subjects

(1831-1836) , Amphibians , Beagle Expedition , Birds , Mammals , Mammals, Fossil , Paleontology , Reptiles , South America , Zoology

BHL Collections

Unearthed! Smithsonian Libraries' Paleo Collection

Women in Natural History

Call Number

QL5 .B3

Language

English

Identifiers

LCCN: 06016152
OCLC: 10194572

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.109909

 

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