The Resource United States Exploring Expedition. : During the year 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842., Under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N..., (electronic resource)

United States Exploring Expedition. : During the year 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842., Under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N..., (electronic resource)

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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...
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Contributor
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Illustrator
Subject
Language
eng
Action
extracted picklist
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DLC
Illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plans
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
Q115.W6
Literary form
non fiction
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1838-1842
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United States Exploring Expedition
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  • 1798-1877
  • 1822-1895
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  • Wilkes, Charles
  • Dougal, William H.
  • Stuart, Fred D.
  • United States
  • Library of Congress
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  • United States Exploring Expedition
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Antarctica
  • Northwest Coast of North America
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United States Exploring Expedition. : During the year 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842., Under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N..., (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
  • Atlas accompanying v. 1-5: 33 x2 5 cm.; v. 23: 69 x 55 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
  • Plates in the Hydrography volume (v. 23) drawn by W.H. Dougal; drawn by F.D. Stuart
Accompanying material
atlas (11 v. ; 57 x 37 cm.)
Contents
1. Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition, vol. 1 - 5 -- [5 atlas]. Atlas of the narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition -- 6. Ethnography and Philology -- 7. Zoophytes -- [7 atlas]. Zoophytes atlas -- 8. Mammalia and ornithology -- [8 atlas]. Mamalia and ornithology atlas -- 9. Races of man -- 10. Geology -- [10 atlas]. Geology atlas -- 11. Meteorology -- 12. Mollusca and shells -- [12 atlas]. Mollusca and shells atlas -- 13. Crustacea pt. 1 -- 14. Crustacea pt. 2 -- [13 & 14 atlas] Crustacea atlas -- 15. Botany, Phanerogamia -- [15 atlas] Botany, Phanerogamia atlas -- 16. Botany Cryptogami -- [16 atlas] Botany, Cryptogami atlas -- 17. Botany, Cryptogami -- 19. The geographical distribution of animals and plants pt. 1 -- 19. The geographical distribution of animals and plants pt. 2 -- 20. Herpetology -- [20 atlas] Herpetology atlas -- [12 & 21 & 22 atlas] Ichthyology and Conchology atlas -- 23. Hydrography -- [23 atlas]. Hydrography atlas (in 2 vol.)
Dimensions
33 x 25 cm. +
Extent
19 v. in 21.
Lccn
14019399
Note
SCNHRB copy of v. 23 (Hydrography) has stamps: (ink) Smithsonian Institution National Museum, accession no. 230034; (perforated) LC [Library of Congress]. In a later green buckram library binding with gilt-lettered spine and all edges gilt.
Other physical details
illus., plates, ports., maps, plans, tables, diagrs.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ABG0717LB
  • (OCoLC)ocm02764420
  • (CaSfIA)unitedstatesexp231861unit
Label
United States Exploring Expedition. : During the year 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842., Under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N..., (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Atlas accompanying v. 1-5: 33 x2 5 cm.; v. 23: 69 x 55 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
  • Plates in the Hydrography volume (v. 23) drawn by W.H. Dougal; drawn by F.D. Stuart
Accompanying material
atlas (11 v. ; 57 x 37 cm.)
Contents
1. Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition, vol. 1 - 5 -- [5 atlas]. Atlas of the narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition -- 6. Ethnography and Philology -- 7. Zoophytes -- [7 atlas]. Zoophytes atlas -- 8. Mammalia and ornithology -- [8 atlas]. Mamalia and ornithology atlas -- 9. Races of man -- 10. Geology -- [10 atlas]. Geology atlas -- 11. Meteorology -- 12. Mollusca and shells -- [12 atlas]. Mollusca and shells atlas -- 13. Crustacea pt. 1 -- 14. Crustacea pt. 2 -- [13 & 14 atlas] Crustacea atlas -- 15. Botany, Phanerogamia -- [15 atlas] Botany, Phanerogamia atlas -- 16. Botany Cryptogami -- [16 atlas] Botany, Cryptogami atlas -- 17. Botany, Cryptogami -- 19. The geographical distribution of animals and plants pt. 1 -- 19. The geographical distribution of animals and plants pt. 2 -- 20. Herpetology -- [20 atlas] Herpetology atlas -- [12 & 21 & 22 atlas] Ichthyology and Conchology atlas -- 23. Hydrography -- [23 atlas]. Hydrography atlas (in 2 vol.)
Dimensions
33 x 25 cm. +
Extent
19 v. in 21.
Lccn
14019399
Note
SCNHRB copy of v. 23 (Hydrography) has stamps: (ink) Smithsonian Institution National Museum, accession no. 230034; (perforated) LC [Library of Congress]. In a later green buckram library binding with gilt-lettered spine and all edges gilt.
Other physical details
illus., plates, ports., maps, plans, tables, diagrs.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ABG0717LB
  • (OCoLC)ocm02764420
  • (CaSfIA)unitedstatesexp231861unit

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