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The zoology of Captain Beechey's voyage 1 edition

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The zoology of Captain Beechey's voyage
comp. 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. Pub. under the authority of the lords commissioners of the Admiralty.

Published 1839 by H.G. Bohn in London .
Written in English.

Table of 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]


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QL5 .B4

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xii, 180 (i.e. 186) p.
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