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Author Jenkins, John S.
Title Voyage of the U.S. Exploring Squadron, Commanded by Captain Charles Wilkes, in 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, and 1842: Together with Explorations and Discoveries Made by Admiral D'Urville, Captain Ross, and Other Navigators and Travellers; and an Account of the Expedition to the Dead Sea, Under Lieutenant Lynch
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Edition First Edition
Publisher James M. Alden 1850
ISBN Number B001CSZIX8
Seller ID 1528054
First edition. Boards rubbed, lightly foxed. 1850 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 517 pp. 9 1/4 x 6. Gilt titles. An account of Captain Wilkes’s leadership in the exploration of the South Seas, of major importance to the growth of science in the United States, in particular the then-young field of oceanography. Charles Wilkes (April 3, 1798 – February 8, 1877) was an American naval officer and explorer. He is particularly noted for leading the United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842 as well as for his role in the Trent Affair during the American Civil War.