1852 Voyage US Exploring Squadron Science Wilkes Expedition Dead Sea GOLD MAP

JENKINS, John S

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John Jenkins’ book ‘Voyage of the U.S. exploring squadron’ is a condensed voyage anthology, covering the United States Exploring Expedition, the discoveries of Dumont d’Urville and Captain Ross, and an account of the expedition to the Dead Sea under Lieutenant Lynch. The book focuses on the Wilkes expedition and Lynch’s Expedition which were important for American Oceanography. Jenkins broke the book down into expeditions in the Pacific and the South Seas and Lynch’s expedition to the Dead Sea and the River Jordan two parts.

 

This 1852 edition is illustrated with 10 black and white full-page plates one of which is a map of ‘(Marshall’s) Gold Placera first Discovered’.

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1852 Voyage US Exploring Squadron Science Wilkes Expedition Dead Sea GOLD MAP

 

John Jenkins’ book ‘Voyage of the U.S. exploring squadron’ is a condensed voyage anthology, covering the United States Exploring Expedition, the discoveries of Dumont d’Urville and Captain Ross, and an account of the expedition to the Dead Sea under Lieutenant Lynch. The book focuses on the Wilkes expedition and Lynch’s Expedition which were important for American Oceanography. Jenkins broke the book down into expeditions in the Pacific and the South Seas and Lynch’s expedition to the Dead Sea and the River Jordan two parts.

 

This 1852 edition is illustrated with 10 black and white full-page plates one of which is a map of ‘(Marshall’s) Gold Placera first Discovered’.

 

Item number: #9608

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JENKINS, John S

 

Voyage of the U.S. exploring squadron, commanded by Captain Charles Wilkes, of the United States Navy, in 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, and 1842: together with explorations and discoveries made by Admiral d’Urville, Captain Ross, and other navigators and travellers, and an account of the expedition to the Dead Sea, under Lieutenant Lynch

 

Auburn: Alden, Beardsley & Co.; Rochester: Wanzer, Beardsley & Co., 1852.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [2], xxii, 517, [9]
    • 10 engraved plates (including frontispiece)
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~9in X 6in (23cm x 15cm)

 

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Categories

Arts & Architecture

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

JENKINS, John S

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete