Four years in a government exploring expedition
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Four years in a government exploring expedition : to the island of Madeira ... &c. &c. : in one volume

Title Variants

Alternative: New Continent, or, Four years in a government expedition


Colvocoresses, George M. (George Musalas), 1816-1872

Dill, Vincent, , stereotyper.




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Publication info

New York: :Cornish, Lamport & Co., Publishers, No. 8, Park Place,1852.


"Stereotyped by Vincent Dill, Jr., No. 29 Beekman Street, N.Y."--Verso of t.p.

"[C]ompiled from a journal, or a diary, which the author kept in obedience to a 'General order' from the Navy Department ..."--Preface.

Title page and text printed within double-rule borders.

Illustrated with stock wood engravings.

Variants: Rosove notes frontispiece with or without a printed caption, "Massacre of Lieut. Underwood and Midshipman Henry"; also blank verso of illustration facing p. 16 with or without the double-rule border.

Collation: [unsigned, 1-16¹²]; 192 leaves, pp. [1-5] 6-12 [13] 14-16 [2 unc.] 17-58 [2 unc.] 59-112 [2 unc.] 113-126 [2 unc.] 127-371 [372-376] + frontispiece. The uncounted pages consist of integral

Publisher's advertisements: p. [373-375].

Issued in a blue or brown cloth binding with publisher's monogram in blind on covers; spine title in gold: The new continent or Four years in a government expedition.

Contents: (from t.p.) Island of Madeira -- Cape Verd Islands -- Brazil -- Coast of Patagonia -- Chili -- Peru -- Paumato Group --Society Islands -- Navigator Group -- Australia -- Antarctic Continent -- New Zealand -- Friendly Islands -- Fejee Group --Sandwich Islands -- Northwest coast of America -- Oregon -- California -- East Indies -- St. Helena, -- &c., &c.

Sabin | 14907

Rosove, M.H. Antarctica, | 74


(1838-1842) , (George Musalas), , 1816-1872 , Antarctica , Colvocoresses, George M , Description and travel , Discovery and exploration , Hawaii , Northwest Coast of North America , Oceania , Pacific Coast (North America) , Scientific Expeditions , South America , Travel , United States Exploring Expedition , Voyages and travels

Call Number

Q115.W8 C6 1852




LCCN: 05022540
OCLC: 8022893




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