Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition. During the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842. By Charles Wilkes ... with illustrations and maps. In five volumes.
|Main Author:||Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877.|
Philadelphia, Lea and Blanchard, 1845.
Oregon > Description and travel.
Hawaii > Description and travel.
South America > Description and travel.
Oceania > Discovery and exploration.
"...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."--Publisher's notice.
On verso of t.p.: Stereotyped by J. Fagan. Printed by C. Sherman.
Also available in microform.
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illus., 11 maps (incl. fronts. : v. 1, 4, 5) tables,
25 cm. +
1 atlas (5 fold. maps, 29 cm.)
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