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Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition. 5 Volumes.

Wilkes, Charles.

Published by Lea and Blanchard., Philadelphia., 1845
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Ex-lib, foxed, covers worn, good. Cloth 8vo. This smaller octavo edition differs from the imperial octavo 1st edition in quality and size of the paper, the substitution of 47 woodcuts for that number of steel vignettes in the other, the omission of 64 plates and the use of 10 of the 14 maps. The text is identical. Wilkes was in command of the 1838-42 expedition which circumnavigated the globe while collecting a wealth of information. Departing from England, numerous stops in the South Seas included visits to Samoa, Sydney, Tonga, Fiji, Hawaii. This is the complete record of the journey. 2,445pp. Index. Maps, profusely illus. 2nd ed. > Language: English | > Size: 8vo | > Media/Binding: Hardcover |. Bookseller Inventory # CORV-BBP-08305

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Title: Narrative of the United States Exploring ...

Publisher: Lea and Blanchard., Philadelphia.

Publication Date: 1845

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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