The Voyage of the Challenger. The Atlantic. A preliminary account of the general results of the voyage… during the year 1873 and the early part of the year 1876. Sir C. Wyville THOMSON.
The Voyage of the Challenger. The Atlantic. A preliminary account of the general results of the voyage… during the year 1873 and the early part of the year 1876.

The Voyage of the Challenger…
The Voyage of the Challenger. The Atlantic. A preliminary account of the general results of the voyage… during the year 1873 and the early part of the year 1876.

New York: Harper, 1878.

Two volumes, octavo, folding maps, numerous illustrations; original green cloth.

In 1872 the first modern scientific voyage around the world was made in the Challenger, a steamship that replaced the earlier sailing vessels. This is the first American edition of this account of the voyage: "chiefly an abstract of the less technical portions of my own journal for the first year of the voyage of the Challenger (1873), and the early part of the fourth year (1876), when she again traversed the Atlantic on her way home…" (Preface).

In 1872 the first modern scientific voyage around the world was made in the Challenger, a steamship that replaced the earlier sailing vessels. This is the first American edition of this account of the voyage: "chiefly an abstract of the less technical portions of my own journal for the first year of the voyage of the Challenger (1873), and the early part of the fourth year (1876), when she again traversed the Atlantic on her way home…" (Preface).

Borba de Moraes, p. 861.

Price (AUD): $985.00  other currencies     Ref: #1906982

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