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. WILKES, John S. JENKINS.
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.
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.

Voyage of the U.S. Exploring Squadron…
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 (New York): J.M. Alden, 1850.

Large octavo, engraved title and eight steel-engraved plates; original full calf.

The US Exploring Expedition

A condensation for the general reader of the Wilkes expedition and several earlier and important voyages. Part one, on expeditions in the Pacific and the South Seas, contains eighteen exhaustive chapters that include long references to Australian forests, agriculture, horticulture, dwelling houses, reptiles and fish. Gold discoveries in California are noted.

A condensation for the general reader of the Wilkes expedition and several earlier and important voyages. Part one, on expeditions in the Pacific and the South Seas, contains eighteen exhaustive chapters that include long references to Australian forests, agriculture, horticulture, dwelling houses, reptiles and fish. Gold discoveries in California are noted.

Part two covers Lynch's expedition to the Dead Sea. This expedition, on the Supply, was approved by the Secretary of the Navy and left the Brooklyn Navy Yard for the Syrian coast in November 1847.

Price (AUD): $600.00  other currencies Ref: #2803583

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