The Resource The zoology of Captain Beechey's voyage;, compiled from the collections and notes made by Captain Beechey, the officers and naturalist of the expedition, during a voyage to the Pacific and Behring's Straits performed in His Majesty's ship Blossom, under the command of Captain F.W. Beechey ... in the years 1825, 26, 27 and 28, by J. Richardson ... N.A. Vigors ... G.T. Lay ... E.T. Bennett ... Richard Owen ... John E. Gray ... Rev. W. Buckland ... and G.B. Sowerby ... Illustrated with upwards of fifty finely coloured plates by Sowerby. Published under the authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty

The zoology of Captain Beechey's voyage;, compiled from the collections and notes made by Captain Beechey, the officers and naturalist of the expedition, during a voyage to the Pacific and Behring's Straits performed in His Majesty's ship Blossom, under the command of Captain F.W. Beechey ... in the years 1825, 26, 27 and 28, by J. Richardson ... N.A. Vigors ... G.T. Lay ... E.T. Bennett ... Richard Owen ... John E. Gray ... Rev. W. Buckland ... and G.B. Sowerby ... Illustrated with upwards of fifty finely coloured plates by Sowerby. Published under the authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty

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The zoology of Captain Beechey's voyage;
Title
The zoology of Captain Beechey's voyage;
Statement of responsibility
compiled from the collections and notes made by Captain Beechey, the officers and naturalist of the expedition, during a voyage to the Pacific and Behring's Straits performed in His Majesty's ship Blossom, under the command of Captain F.W. Beechey ... in the years 1825, 26, 27 and 28, by J. Richardson ... N.A. Vigors ... G.T. Lay ... E.T. Bennett ... Richard Owen ... John E. Gray ... Rev. W. Buckland ... and G.B. Sowerby ... Illustrated with upwards of fifty finely coloured plates by Sowerby. Published under the authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty
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Contributor
Engraver
Former owner
Illustrator
Subject
Language
eng
Action
extracted picklist
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • I, 285
  • v. I, p. 122
Citation source
  • Nissen, C. Zoologische Buchillustration
  • BM (Nat. hist.)
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1796-1856
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beechey, Frederick William
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
QL5
LC item number
.B4
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1787-1865
  • 1797-1836
  • 1804-1892
  • 1800-1875
  • 1788-1854
  • 1784-1856
  • 1799-1877
  • 1812-1888
  • d. 1862
  • 1795-1880
  • 1787-1871
  • 1785-1840
  • 1845-1927
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Richardson, John
  • Lay, G. Tradescant
  • Bennett, Edward Turner
  • Owen, Richard
  • Gray, John Edward
  • Sowerby, George Brettingham
  • Buckland, William
  • Belcher, Edward
  • Collie, Alexander
  • Lear, Edward
  • Zeitter, John Christian
  • Landseer, Thomas
  • Sowerby, James de Carle
  • Vigors, Nicholas Aylward
  • Dall, William Healey
  • Great Britain
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blossom (Ship)
  • Zoology
  • Zoology
  • Geology
  • Geology
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The zoology of Captain Beechey's voyage;, compiled from the collections and notes made by Captain Beechey, the officers and naturalist of the expedition, during a voyage to the Pacific and Behring's Straits performed in His Majesty's ship Blossom, under the command of Captain F.W. Beechey ... in the years 1825, 26, 27 and 28, by J. Richardson ... N.A. Vigors ... G.T. Lay ... E.T. Bennett ... Richard Owen ... John E. Gray ... Rev. W. Buckland ... and G.B. Sowerby ... Illustrated with upwards of fifty finely coloured plates by Sowerby. Published under the authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty
Link
https://archive.org/details/zoologyofcaptai00beec
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Howlett and Son, printers ... Soho"--Verso of t.p
  • Plates drawn by E. Lear, J.D.C. Sowerby, and Zeitter, and engraved by T. Landseer and Zeitter; maps drawn and coloured by Lieut. E. Belcher
  • The adjusted page count includes pages numbered 9* through 13*, inserted as "Additional observations" after the Mammalia section
  • Hand-colored ill
  • Plates accompanied by blank tissue guard-sheets
Contents
Introduction [by F.W. Beechey]--Mammalia, by J. Richardson.--Ornithology, by N.A. Vigors.--Fishes, by G.T. Lay, and E.T. Bennett.--Crustacea, by R. Owen.--Reptiles, by J.E. Gray.--Batrachians, by J.E. Gray.--Molluscous animals, and their shells, by J.E. Gray [and G.B. Sowerby]--Geology [ed. by W. Buckland, from the notes of Lieut. Belcher and of Mr. A. Collie]
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 180 [i.e. 186] pages
Form of item
online
Note
  • SCNHRB has two copies.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 (39088006768683) has stamp on p. [v]: Smithsonian Institution National Museum, Jun. 11, 1900; accession no. 167411.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 has a few pencil markings and annotations throughout.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 has the publisher's blind-stamped green embossed cloth binding; the spine cover is wanting.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 (39088010284032) has bookplate: Ex libris William Healey Dall, Division of Mollusks Sectional Library; with his stamp on t.p.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 has an offprint from The veliger, v. 10, no. 4 (Apr. 1968), p. 350-352, "Itinerary of the voyage of H.M.S. Blossom, 1825-1828" by Joseph Rosewater, inserted at the front of the volume. A printed bookseller's catalog citation for this ed. of Beechey is mounted on the verso of the first page of the offprint.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 has some pencil annotations and markings throughout; the pages and plates are slightly cropped, with some loss of text (primarily plate numbering).
  • SCNHRB c. 2 has a modern brown embossed cloth library binding with gilt-lettered spine; the preliminary leaves have been reinforced with transparent sheets of paper.
Other physical details
XLIV color plates, 3 color maps (1 folded))
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The zoology of Captain Beechey's voyage;, compiled from the collections and notes made by Captain Beechey, the officers and naturalist of the expedition, during a voyage to the Pacific and Behring's Straits performed in His Majesty's ship Blossom, under the command of Captain F.W. Beechey ... in the years 1825, 26, 27 and 28, by J. Richardson ... N.A. Vigors ... G.T. Lay ... E.T. Bennett ... Richard Owen ... John E. Gray ... Rev. W. Buckland ... and G.B. Sowerby ... Illustrated with upwards of fifty finely coloured plates by Sowerby. Published under the authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty
Link
https://archive.org/details/zoologyofcaptai00beec
Publication
Note
  • "Howlett and Son, printers ... Soho"--Verso of t.p
  • Plates drawn by E. Lear, J.D.C. Sowerby, and Zeitter, and engraved by T. Landseer and Zeitter; maps drawn and coloured by Lieut. E. Belcher
  • The adjusted page count includes pages numbered 9* through 13*, inserted as "Additional observations" after the Mammalia section
  • Hand-colored ill
  • Plates accompanied by blank tissue guard-sheets
Contents
Introduction [by F.W. Beechey]--Mammalia, by J. Richardson.--Ornithology, by N.A. Vigors.--Fishes, by G.T. Lay, and E.T. Bennett.--Crustacea, by R. Owen.--Reptiles, by J.E. Gray.--Batrachians, by J.E. Gray.--Molluscous animals, and their shells, by J.E. Gray [and G.B. Sowerby]--Geology [ed. by W. Buckland, from the notes of Lieut. Belcher and of Mr. A. Collie]
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 180 [i.e. 186] pages
Form of item
online
Note
  • SCNHRB has two copies.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 (39088006768683) has stamp on p. [v]: Smithsonian Institution National Museum, Jun. 11, 1900; accession no. 167411.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 has a few pencil markings and annotations throughout.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 has the publisher's blind-stamped green embossed cloth binding; the spine cover is wanting.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 (39088010284032) has bookplate: Ex libris William Healey Dall, Division of Mollusks Sectional Library; with his stamp on t.p.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 has an offprint from The veliger, v. 10, no. 4 (Apr. 1968), p. 350-352, "Itinerary of the voyage of H.M.S. Blossom, 1825-1828" by Joseph Rosewater, inserted at the front of the volume. A printed bookseller's catalog citation for this ed. of Beechey is mounted on the verso of the first page of the offprint.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 has some pencil annotations and markings throughout; the pages and plates are slightly cropped, with some loss of text (primarily plate numbering).
  • SCNHRB c. 2 has a modern brown embossed cloth library binding with gilt-lettered spine; the preliminary leaves have been reinforced with transparent sheets of paper.
Other physical details
XLIV color plates, 3 color maps (1 folded))
Specific material designation
remote

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