Cover of: United States Exploring Expedition : during the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1842 under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N. | by Horatio Hale, philologist of the Expedition

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Table of Contents

Ethnographical part: Oceanica.
Migrations of the oceanic tribes.
Northwestern America
Philological part: Comparative grammar of the Polynesian dialects.
Essay at a lexicon of the Polynesian language.
English and Polynesian vocabulary.
Dialect of Fakaafo and Vaitupu.
Grammar of the Vitian language.
Vitian dictionary.
Vocabulary of the dialect of Tobi.
Vocabulary of the dialect of Mille.
Outlines of a grammar of the Tarawan language.
Vocabulary of the Tarawan language.
Notes on the language of Rotuma.
The languages of Australia.
The languages of Northwestern America: Synopsis and vocabularies.
The "jargon" or trade-language of Oregon.
Southern Africa

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references. Tables.

Edition of 150 unofficial copies. Cf. Bibliographic Note: The Publications of The U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1844-1874 (pdf) by Leslie K. Overstreet.

Haskell 20.

[microform] Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Library Division, Provincial Archives of British Columbia. Ottawa : Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions, 1983. CIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 35669

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United States Exploring Expedition, Scientific volumes, Vol. 6
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Half title: United States exploring expedition.


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8 microfiches (362 fr.) ; 666 p. : maps.
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34 x x centimeters

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National Library of Australia

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