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Narrative of the surveying voyages of His Majesty's ships Adventure and Beagle between the years 1826 and 1836
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Narrative of the surveying voyages of His Majesty's ships Adventure and Beagle between the years 1826 and 1836 : describing their examination of the southern shores of South America and the Beagle's circumnavigation of the globe : in three volumes

Title Variants

Alternative: Voyages of the Adventure and Beagle

By

Fitzroy, Robert, 1805-1865

King, Philip Parker, 1793-1856
King, Philip Parker, 1791-1856
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 , Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

London :Henry Colburn,1839.

Notes

Caption title to v.3: Journal of Charles Darwin, M.A., naturalist to the Beagle.

Vol. 1 dedication and preface signed: Robert Fitz-Roy; v. 3 preface signed: C. D.

Fitzroy indicates King as joint author in preface of v. 1.

Variously illustrated by: P.P. King, T. Landseer, C. Martens, J.W. Cook, A. Earle, S. Bull, T. Hair, T.A. Prior, R.N. Hammond, R. FitzRoy, J.C. Wickham.

Colophons: Printed by J.L. Cox and Sons; v. 3 printed by Whiting, Beaufort House, London.

Vol. 1: xxviii, [4], 597, [1] p., [19] leaves of plates (2 folded); v. 2: xiv, [2], 694, [2] p., [27] leaves of plates (2 folded); appendix to v. 2: viii, 352, [8] leaves of plates (2 folded); v. 3: xiv, 615, [1] p., [2] folded leaves of plates.

Vol. 3 was reissued the same year in separate form with the title: Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle, under the command of Captain Fitzroy, R.N. from 1832 to 1836. Cf. BM.

Errata: v. 1, p. [4] (second sequence); v. 2, appendix, at foot of p. viii.

Addenda: v. 2, p. [1] (third sequence).

Contents: Vol.1. Proceedings of the first expedition, 1826-1830, under the command of Captain P. Parker King -- v.2. Proceedings of the second expedition, 1831-1836, under the command of Captain Robert Fitz-Roy -- Appendix to v. II -- v. III. Journal and remarks, 1832-1836 / by Charles Darwin.

Subjects

(1826-1830) , (1831-1836) , Adventure and Beagle Expedition , Beagle Expedition , Description and travel , Fuegians , Indians of South America , Natural history , Patagonia (Argentina and Chile) , Patagonians , South America

Call Number

F2936 .F56

Language

English

Identifiers

LCCN: 04011443
OCLC: 1194804

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.84933

 

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