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The Resource Polar scenes, exhibited in the voyages of Heemskirk and Barenz to the northern regions, and in the adventures of four Russian sailors at the island of Spitzbergen, translated from the German of M. Campe

Polar scenes, exhibited in the voyages of Heemskirk and Barenz to the northern regions, and in the adventures of four Russian sailors at the island of Spitzbergen, translated from the German of M. Campe

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Polar scenes, exhibited in the voyages of Heemskirk and Barenz to the northern regions, and in the adventures of four Russian sailors at the island of Spitzbergen
Title
Polar scenes, exhibited in the voyages of Heemskirk and Barenz to the northern regions, and in the adventures of four Russian sailors at the island of Spitzbergen
Statement of responsibility
translated from the German of M. Campe
Creator
Contributor
Engraver
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
PIT
Citation location within source
721
Citation source
Pomeroy, J.R. Anderson
Dewey number
998
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
G614
LC item number
.C3 1822
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Polar scenes, exhibited in the voyages of Heemskirk and Barenz to the northern regions, and in the adventures of four Russian sailors at the island of Spitzbergen, translated from the German of M. Campe
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Publication
Note
  • Samuel Wood & Sons was located at 261 Pearl St., New York, between 1817 and 1836. Samuel S. Wood & Co. was located at 212 Market St., Baltimore, between 1814 and at least 1824; a Baltimore directory for 1825 has not been located. Samuel S. Wood had relocated to New York by 1826. Pomeroy notes that Polar scenes was first published in London by J. Harris in 1821. According to Pomeroy, text of the edition in hand is nearly identical to Campe's Surprising adventures of four Russian sailors at the Island of Spitzbergen, published by Samuel Wood & Sons and Samuel S. Wood & Co. in 1822
  • Illustrated with 20 wood-engraved scenes on 10 leaves of plates, the first scene of which is signed: "A" [i.e., Alexander Anderson] in lower right corner
  • Pages [115]-158: "Surprising adventures of four Russian sailors, at the Island of Spitzbergen;" by Pierre Louis Le Roy
Dimensions
17 cm.
Extent
158 pages, [10] leaves of plates
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Brown paper boards; red leather backstrip with gold-stamped spine title "Polar scenes." Purchase, Harold M. Burstein & Co., 2012.
Other physical details
illustrations (wood engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)15993119
  • ucoclc15993119
Label
Polar scenes, exhibited in the voyages of Heemskirk and Barenz to the northern regions, and in the adventures of four Russian sailors at the island of Spitzbergen, translated from the German of M. Campe
Publication
Note
  • Samuel Wood & Sons was located at 261 Pearl St., New York, between 1817 and 1836. Samuel S. Wood & Co. was located at 212 Market St., Baltimore, between 1814 and at least 1824; a Baltimore directory for 1825 has not been located. Samuel S. Wood had relocated to New York by 1826. Pomeroy notes that Polar scenes was first published in London by J. Harris in 1821. According to Pomeroy, text of the edition in hand is nearly identical to Campe's Surprising adventures of four Russian sailors at the Island of Spitzbergen, published by Samuel Wood & Sons and Samuel S. Wood & Co. in 1822
  • Illustrated with 20 wood-engraved scenes on 10 leaves of plates, the first scene of which is signed: "A" [i.e., Alexander Anderson] in lower right corner
  • Pages [115]-158: "Surprising adventures of four Russian sailors, at the Island of Spitzbergen;" by Pierre Louis Le Roy
Dimensions
17 cm.
Extent
158 pages, [10] leaves of plates
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Brown paper boards; red leather backstrip with gold-stamped spine title "Polar scenes." Purchase, Harold M. Burstein & Co., 2012.
Other physical details
illustrations (wood engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)15993119
  • ucoclc15993119

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