WITH AN ACCOUNT OF PITCAIRN AND ITS INHABITANTS - THE "ADMIRALTY" EDITION
Beechey, Captain Frederick William: NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE TO THE PACIFIC AND BEERING'S STRAIT, to co-operate with the Polar Expeditions: Performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom, under the Command of Captain F. W. Beechey, R.N. F.R.S., F.R.A.S., and F.R.G.S. in the Years, 1825, 26, 27, 28. Published by Authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. In Two Parts. Part I [II]. 2 parts in 1 vol., 4to, First Edition; Part I, pp. [iii]-xxiv, [v]-[viii](Contents of Part II, with Erratum slip to Vol. II affixed below the Directions to the Binder on Page [viii]), 392; 3 charts (2 folding), 14 plates, 1 text illust.; Part II, pp. [iii-iv](title-page to Part II), -742; 9 plates, 16 appendices (including Fossil Remains, Mexican Bees, Esquimaux Vocabulary, Nautical Remarks and 12 additional numbered appendices with commentary and tables of geophysical and meteorological observations); bound without the half-titles or the seldom seen advertisement leaf in full contemporary calf (a little rubbed; front joint repaired; some foxing of plates as usual, but a very good copy); very scarce. London; Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley; MDCCCXXXI .