The Resource A voyage of discovery : made under the orders of the Admiralty, in His Majesty's ships Isabella and Alexander, for the purpose of exploring Baffin's Bay, and inquiring into the probability of a North-West Passage., By John Ross, K.S. Captain Royal Navy

A voyage of discovery : made under the orders of the Admiralty, in His Majesty's ships Isabella and Alexander, for the purpose of exploring Baffin's Bay, and inquiring into the probability of a North-West Passage., By John Ross, K.S. Captain Royal Navy

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A voyage of discovery : made under the orders of the Admiralty, in His Majesty's ships Isabella and Alexander, for the purpose of exploring Baffin's Bay, and inquiring into the probability of a North-West Passage.
Title
A voyage of discovery
Title remainder
made under the orders of the Admiralty, in His Majesty's ships Isabella and Alexander, for the purpose of exploring Baffin's Bay, and inquiring into the probability of a North-West Passage.
Statement of responsibility
By John Ross, K.S. Captain Royal Navy
Title variation
Voyage of discovery to the Arctic regions
Creator
Contributor
Former owner
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC/ICU
Citation location within source
73376
Citation source
Sabin
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1777-1856
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ross, John
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
G650 1818
LC item number
.R8
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1773-1858
  • 1769-1835
  • 1743-1820
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brown, Robert
  • Hosack, David
  • Banks, Joseph
  • Zimmerman, Helen B
  • Great Britain
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Isabella (Ship : 1818-1834)
  • Alexander (Ship)
  • Eskimo languages
  • Indian linguistics
  • Baffin Bay (North Atlantic Ocean)
  • Northwest Passage
  • Arctic regions
Label
A voyage of discovery : made under the orders of the Admiralty, in His Majesty's ships Isabella and Alexander, for the purpose of exploring Baffin's Bay, and inquiring into the probability of a North-West Passage., By John Ross, K.S. Captain Royal Navy
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Publication
Note
  • Colophon reads: Printed by W. Clowes, Northumberland-Court, Strand
  • "Directions for placing the plates", p. [1], 3rd count, accounts for only a frontispiece, 24 unnumbered plates, and 6 unnumbered plates bound after the final page of the Appendix
  • "A comparative list of the northern and southern Eskimaux language" and "Words the same in both dialects": p. 122-123
  • Appendixes, of scientific observations and reports: p. [i]-cxliv
  • "Botanical appendix" by Robert Brown, F.R.S.: p. [cxxxvii]-cxliv
  • Signatures: [A]2 1-5 (5 verso blank) B-2I (C4 verso blank) 2K2 a (-a6) (a1, a2, a3 versos blank) b-s (e2, e3, i1, i2, m1, p1, s1, s2 versos blank)
  • Three folded tables follow plate entitled "Explanation", printed on verso only, and intended to be bound after p. cxliv, misbound after p. cxxxvi
  • Many plates are hand colored
Extent
1 online resource ([4], xxxix, [1], 252, [2], cxliv pages, [31] leaves of plates (10 folded, 1 double), 3 folded leaves
Form of item
online
Note
  • John Carter Brown Library copies 1 and 2 possibly grangerized and include more plates that what has been accounted for according to the binder's directions on p. [1], 3rd count.
  • John Carter Brown Library copy 1 imperfect: wanting plate bound to face p. 46; plate intended to be bound to face p. 47 is misbound to face p. 46; three folded tables and two folded views intended to be bound after p. cxliv misbound after p. cxxxvi; some other plates bound out of sequence according to the binder's directions on p. [1], 3rd count.
  • John Carter Brown Library copy 2 imperfect: wanting plate entitled "Explanation"; three folded tables intended to be bound to face p. cxliv bound after p. [cvi], cx, and cxiii; two folded views intended to be bound p. cxliv bound after p. lxxii and lxxviii; some other plates bound out of sequence according to the binder's directions on p. [1], 3rd count.
  • John Carter Brown Library copy 1 bound in contemporary full treed calf; both boards detached.
  • John Carter Brown Library copy 2 bound in contemporary full speckled calf; both boards detached and spine lacking.
  • John Carter Brown Library copy 2 the gift of Helen B. Zimmerman.
  • Provenance of the John Carter Brown Library copy 2: for D[avid]. Hosack from Sir Joseph Banks: presentation inscription on verso of title page leaf.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
A voyage of discovery : made under the orders of the Admiralty, in His Majesty's ships Isabella and Alexander, for the purpose of exploring Baffin's Bay, and inquiring into the probability of a North-West Passage., By John Ross, K.S. Captain Royal Navy
Link
Publication
Note
  • Colophon reads: Printed by W. Clowes, Northumberland-Court, Strand
  • "Directions for placing the plates", p. [1], 3rd count, accounts for only a frontispiece, 24 unnumbered plates, and 6 unnumbered plates bound after the final page of the Appendix
  • "A comparative list of the northern and southern Eskimaux language" and "Words the same in both dialects": p. 122-123
  • Appendixes, of scientific observations and reports: p. [i]-cxliv
  • "Botanical appendix" by Robert Brown, F.R.S.: p. [cxxxvii]-cxliv
  • Signatures: [A]2 1-5 (5 verso blank) B-2I (C4 verso blank) 2K2 a (-a6) (a1, a2, a3 versos blank) b-s (e2, e3, i1, i2, m1, p1, s1, s2 versos blank)
  • Three folded tables follow plate entitled "Explanation", printed on verso only, and intended to be bound after p. cxliv, misbound after p. cxxxvi
  • Many plates are hand colored
Extent
1 online resource ([4], xxxix, [1], 252, [2], cxliv pages, [31] leaves of plates (10 folded, 1 double), 3 folded leaves
Form of item
online
Note
  • John Carter Brown Library copies 1 and 2 possibly grangerized and include more plates that what has been accounted for according to the binder's directions on p. [1], 3rd count.
  • John Carter Brown Library copy 1 imperfect: wanting plate bound to face p. 46; plate intended to be bound to face p. 47 is misbound to face p. 46; three folded tables and two folded views intended to be bound after p. cxliv misbound after p. cxxxvi; some other plates bound out of sequence according to the binder's directions on p. [1], 3rd count.
  • John Carter Brown Library copy 2 imperfect: wanting plate entitled "Explanation"; three folded tables intended to be bound to face p. cxliv bound after p. [cvi], cx, and cxiii; two folded views intended to be bound p. cxliv bound after p. lxxii and lxxviii; some other plates bound out of sequence according to the binder's directions on p. [1], 3rd count.
  • John Carter Brown Library copy 1 bound in contemporary full treed calf; both boards detached.
  • John Carter Brown Library copy 2 bound in contemporary full speckled calf; both boards detached and spine lacking.
  • John Carter Brown Library copy 2 the gift of Helen B. Zimmerman.
  • Provenance of the John Carter Brown Library copy 2: for D[avid]. Hosack from Sir Joseph Banks: presentation inscription on verso of title page leaf.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits)
Specific material designation
remote

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