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The Resource United States exploring expedition. : During the year 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842., Under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N..

United States exploring expedition. : During the year 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842., Under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N..

Label
United States exploring expedition. : During the year 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842.
Title
United States exploring expedition.
Title remainder
During the year 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842.
Statement of responsibility
Under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N..
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plans
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
Q115.W6
Literary form
non fiction
Label
United States exploring expedition. : During the year 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842., Under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N..
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Atlas accompanying v. 1-5: 33x25 cm.; v. 23: 69x55 cm
  • Half-title: United States exploring expedition. By authority of Congress
  • Vol. 10, Atlas, has imprint: New York, G. P. Putnam; London, Putnam's American agency [n.d.]
  • Published under act of Congress of Aug. 26, 1842, which provided: "That there shall be published...an account of the discoveries made by the Exploring expedition under the command of Lieutenant Wilkes...which account shall be...published in a form similar to the voyage of the Astrolabe, lately published by the government of France."
  • By the same act, the edition was limited to 100 copies..
  • The publication was never completed. Five volumes are unpublished: v. 18 Botany, by Asa Gray; v. 19, Geographical distribution of animals and plants, by Charles Pickering; v. 21-22, Ichthyology, by Louis Agassiz; v. 24, Physics, by Charles Wilkes
  • Vol. 19 was partly printed, and left in sheets..
  • Volumes of unfinished plates - some of them in proof before lettering - are found, without t.-p. or other printed matter. The Library of Congress has two such volumes: one of 71 pl. (4 col.) from the atlases to Botany, and one of 32 col. pl., 28 of which belong to the unpublished v. 21-11, Icthyology, and 4 to v. 12, Mollusca and shells
  • Vol. 8 was first published as Mammalia and ornithology, by Titian R. Peale...Philadelphia, Printed by C. Sherman, 1848. This volume was later suppressed and replaced by the one by John Cassin
Dimensions
33x25 cm. and atlas. 11 v. 57x37 cm.
Extent
19 v. in 21.
Lccn
14019399
Note
Special Collections has VIII. Mammalogy and ornithology. By John Cassin. 1 v. and atlas of 53 pl. 1858.
Other physical details
illus., plates, ports., maps, plans, tables, diagrs.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)02764420
  • ucoclc2764420
Label
United States exploring expedition. : During the year 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842., Under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N..
Publication
Note
  • Atlas accompanying v. 1-5: 33x25 cm.; v. 23: 69x55 cm
  • Half-title: United States exploring expedition. By authority of Congress
  • Vol. 10, Atlas, has imprint: New York, G. P. Putnam; London, Putnam's American agency [n.d.]
  • Published under act of Congress of Aug. 26, 1842, which provided: "That there shall be published...an account of the discoveries made by the Exploring expedition under the command of Lieutenant Wilkes...which account shall be...published in a form similar to the voyage of the Astrolabe, lately published by the government of France."
  • By the same act, the edition was limited to 100 copies..
  • The publication was never completed. Five volumes are unpublished: v. 18 Botany, by Asa Gray; v. 19, Geographical distribution of animals and plants, by Charles Pickering; v. 21-22, Ichthyology, by Louis Agassiz; v. 24, Physics, by Charles Wilkes
  • Vol. 19 was partly printed, and left in sheets..
  • Volumes of unfinished plates - some of them in proof before lettering - are found, without t.-p. or other printed matter. The Library of Congress has two such volumes: one of 71 pl. (4 col.) from the atlases to Botany, and one of 32 col. pl., 28 of which belong to the unpublished v. 21-11, Icthyology, and 4 to v. 12, Mollusca and shells
  • Vol. 8 was first published as Mammalia and ornithology, by Titian R. Peale...Philadelphia, Printed by C. Sherman, 1848. This volume was later suppressed and replaced by the one by John Cassin
Dimensions
33x25 cm. and atlas. 11 v. 57x37 cm.
Extent
19 v. in 21.
Lccn
14019399
Note
Special Collections has VIII. Mammalogy and ornithology. By John Cassin. 1 v. and atlas of 53 pl. 1858.
Other physical details
illus., plates, ports., maps, plans, tables, diagrs.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)02764420
  • ucoclc2764420

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