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Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition, during the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842. by Charles Wilkes, U.S.N.

Item consists of 5 volumes, with illustrations and 11 maps (incl. fronts.: v. 1, 4,5), 25 cm. + 1 atlas (5 fold. maps, 29 cm.). Publisher's notice: "...This edition...contains...the same type, page and reading matter, as the one in imperial octavo; the difference between them being in the quality and size of the paper; the substitution of forty-seven wood-cuts for that number of steel vignettes in the other; the omission of the sixty-four plates, and the use of eleven of the fourteen maps, four of which are on a reduced scale."

Details

Creation Date: 1845

Catalog ID: 2008.0.150

Call Number: 979.511/W652na/1845

Object Types: report

Creator: Lee and Blanchard

Dimensions: Height 25 cm Note: 5 volumes. Height 29 cm Note: atlas

Related Subjects: United States Exploring Expedition, Charles Wilkes, Oceania, South America, Hawaii, Oregon, Antarctica, exploration, illustration, map