The Resource Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific : performed in the years, 1819-20, in His Majesty's ships Hecla and Griper, under the orders of William Edward Parry : with an appendix containing the scientific and other observations

Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific : performed in the years, 1819-20, in His Majesty's ships Hecla and Griper, under the orders of William Edward Parry : with an appendix containing the scientific and other observations

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Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific : performed in the years, 1819-20, in His Majesty's ships Hecla and Griper, under the orders of William Edward Parry : with an appendix containing the scientific and other observations
Title
Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific
Title remainder
performed in the years, 1819-20, in His Majesty's ships Hecla and Griper, under the orders of William Edward Parry : with an appendix containing the scientific and other observations
Title variation
  • Parry's First voyage
  • Voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage
Creator
Contributor
Engraver
Former owner
Illustrator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Englishman William Edward Parry's journal of his voyage for the discovery of a North-west passage through the Canadian Arctic in the years 1819-'20 aboard the ships Hecla and Griper. Includes official instructions to Parry from the British government on undertaking the expedition, details of land and sea exploration, encounters with Inuit (Eskimos) and fauna in the region, lists of supplies, chronometric, magnetic and lunar observations, numerous plates and maps, glossary of technical terms
Action
extracted picklist
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
no. 1311
Citation source
UC San Diego. Hill Coll.
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1790-1855
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Parry, William Edward
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
G635.P3
LC item number
A5 vol. 1
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1788-1883
  • 1774-1851
  • 1759-1850
  • 1800-1875
  • 1773-1858
  • 1791-1862
  • 1796-1856
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sabine, Edward
  • König, Charles Dietrich Eberhard
  • Kirby, William
  • Gray, John Edward
  • Brown, Robert
  • Westall, W.
  • Drummond, S.
  • Curtis, John
  • Thomson, J.
  • Beechey, Frederick William
  • Tucker, Marcia Brady
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Parry, William Edward
  • Hecla (Ship)
  • Griper (Ship)
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Natural history
  • Arctic regions
  • Northwest Passage
Label
Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific : performed in the years, 1819-20, in His Majesty's ships Hecla and Griper, under the orders of William Edward Parry : with an appendix containing the scientific and other observations
Link
https://archive.org/details/journalofvoyag00parr
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Published by authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty."
  • "London: Printed by William Clowes"--Verso of half title
  • Errata slip
  • Frontispiece is portrait of Capt Parry, by S. Drummond, engraved by J. Thomson
  • Engravings by W. Westall; illustrations by J. Curtis and F. W. Beechey
  • "A supplement to the appendix, containing an account of the subjects of natural history, was published in London in 1824."--Hill coll., p. 464
Extent
1 online resource ([8], xxix, 310, [2], clxxix pages, [20] leaves of plates (4 folded)
Form of item
online
Note
  • SCNHRB has two copies.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 (39088000487801) lacking 4 plates, including the port. frontispiece.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 stamped on verso of t.p.: Smithsonian Institution National Museum Jul 16 1910 [ms. acc. no.] 213176.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 bound in brown library buckram, title in gilt on spine, marbled edges.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 bound with: A supplement to the appendix of Captain Parry's voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage in the years 1819-20 containing an account of the subjects of natural history. London, John Murray, 1821. Bound together subsequent to publication.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 (39088003523065) imperfect: p. 1-viii of the introduction bound before p. [1] of the 3rd pagination sequence and without the errata slip mentioned in the Hill Coll. cat.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 has bookplate: Smithsonian Institution Libraries, gift of Marcia Brady Tucker. With the pencilled Tucker collational notes.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 bound in diced russia (rebacked with gilt title and vignette of a sailing ship), gilt Greek key pattern at edges of boards, recent marbled endpapers.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 bound with: A supplement to the appendix of Captain Parry's voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage in the years 1819-20 containing an account of the subjects of natural history. London, John Murray, 1821. Bound together subsequent to publication.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, port.)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific : performed in the years, 1819-20, in His Majesty's ships Hecla and Griper, under the orders of William Edward Parry : with an appendix containing the scientific and other observations
Link
https://archive.org/details/journalofvoyag00parr
Publication
Note
  • "Published by authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty."
  • "London: Printed by William Clowes"--Verso of half title
  • Errata slip
  • Frontispiece is portrait of Capt Parry, by S. Drummond, engraved by J. Thomson
  • Engravings by W. Westall; illustrations by J. Curtis and F. W. Beechey
  • "A supplement to the appendix, containing an account of the subjects of natural history, was published in London in 1824."--Hill coll., p. 464
Extent
1 online resource ([8], xxix, 310, [2], clxxix pages, [20] leaves of plates (4 folded)
Form of item
online
Note
  • SCNHRB has two copies.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 (39088000487801) lacking 4 plates, including the port. frontispiece.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 stamped on verso of t.p.: Smithsonian Institution National Museum Jul 16 1910 [ms. acc. no.] 213176.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 bound in brown library buckram, title in gilt on spine, marbled edges.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 bound with: A supplement to the appendix of Captain Parry's voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage in the years 1819-20 containing an account of the subjects of natural history. London, John Murray, 1821. Bound together subsequent to publication.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 (39088003523065) imperfect: p. 1-viii of the introduction bound before p. [1] of the 3rd pagination sequence and without the errata slip mentioned in the Hill Coll. cat.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 has bookplate: Smithsonian Institution Libraries, gift of Marcia Brady Tucker. With the pencilled Tucker collational notes.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 bound in diced russia (rebacked with gilt title and vignette of a sailing ship), gilt Greek key pattern at edges of boards, recent marbled endpapers.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 bound with: A supplement to the appendix of Captain Parry's voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage in the years 1819-20 containing an account of the subjects of natural history. London, John Murray, 1821. Bound together subsequent to publication.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, port.)
Specific material designation
remote

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