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The Norwegian North polar expedition, 1893-1896; scientific results, ed. by Fridtjof Nansen ... Pub. by the Fridtjof Nansen fund for the advancement of science

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The volumes consist of memoirs paged separately and numbered consecutively as published, without regard to the systematic arrangement.

Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions - Members of the Hancock Galapagos Island Expedition

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Members of the Hancock Galapagos Island Expedition: Captain Allen Hancock (2nd from left), with monkey. Waldo Schmitt (3rd from left), in undershirt.

Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions - Members of the Hancock Galapagos Island Expedition

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Members of the Hancock Galapagos Island Expedition. Standing, 2nd from left: Capt. Allan Hancock; 3rd from left: Waldo Schmitt.

Female expedition member at Charles Island barrell "post office."

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During the Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions.

Allan Hancock Pacific expeditions

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Reports on the collections obtained by ...[the] expeditions of Velero III off the coast of Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Galapagos Islands in 1932-41.

Dore Strauch Koerwin and Friedrich Karl Ritter aboard the Velero, Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions

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This photograph was probably taken by William Randolph Taylor.

Expeditions organized or participated in by the Smithsonian Institution..

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Description based on: 1910 and 1911.

The ship "Velero," at Cocos Island, showing shark cage

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During the Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions.

Captain Nyggerud's Body, Marchena Island. [NOTE: Graphic Content]

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Captain Nyggerud's Body, Marchena Island. Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions, 1933-1935.

Rudolph Lorenz's body with distress flag in background [NOTE: Graphic Content]

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Rudolph Lorenz's body with distress flag in background, Marchena Island. Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions, 1933-1935.

Margret Wittmer tutors her son, Harry, in their Charles Island home

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Margret Wittmer tutors her son, Harry, in their Charles Island home. Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions, 1933-1935.

United States Exploring Expedition. During the year 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842. Under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N..

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Atlas accompanying v. 1-5: 33 x2 5 cm.; v. 23: 69 x 55 cm.

Half-title: United States Exploring Expedition. By authority of Congress.

Vol. 10, Atlas, has imprint: New York, G. P. Putnam; London, Putnam's American agency [n.d.]

Published under act of Congress of Aug. 26, 1842, which provided: "That there shall be published ... an account of the discoveries made by the Exploring expedition under the command of Lieutenant Wilkes ... which account shall be ... published in a form similar to the voyage of the Astrolabe, lately published by the government of France."

By the same act, the edition was limited to 100 copies.

The publication was never completed. Five volumes are unpublished: v. 18 Botany, by Asa Gray; v. 19, Geographical distribution of animals and plants, by Charles Pickering; v. 21-22, Ichthyology, by Louis Agassiz; v. 24, Physics, by Charles Wilkes.

Vol. 19 was partly printed, and left in sheets.

Volumes of unfinished plates - some of them in proof before lettering - are found, without t.-p. or other printed matter. The Library of Congress has two such volumes: one of 71 pl. (4 col.) from the atlases to Botany, and one of 32 col. pl., 28 of which belong to the unpublished v. 21-11, Icthyology, and 4 to v. 12, Mollusca and shells.

Vol. 8 was first published as Mammalia and ornithology, by Titian R. Peale...Philadelphia, Printed by C. Sherman, 1848. This volume was later suppressed and replaced by the one by John Cassin.

Plates in the Hydrography volume (v. 23) drawn by W.H. Dougal; drawn by F.D. Stuart.

The U.S. Naval Astronomical Expedition to the southern hemisphere, during the years 1849-'50-'51-'52. Lieut. J. M. Gilliss, superintendent ... Vol. I, II, III, VI ..

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Lieut. Archibald MacRae, S. L. Phelps, E. R. Smith, assistants.

Vols. 4 and 5, designed to contain the results of the astronomical observations, were not published. The material was published later by the U.S. Naval observatory in its Astronomical and meteorological observations. (Washington observations) for 1868, app. I, 1871, and Astronomical, magnetic and meteorological observations (Washington observations) for 1890, app. I, 1895.

Arthur and Margret Wittmer with their children Harry and Rolf Hans (baby)

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Arthur and Margret Wittmer with their children Harry and Rolf Hans (baby). Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions, 1933-1935.

Home of Margret and Arthur Wittmer, Charles Island

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Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions, 1933-1935.

Friedrich Karl Ritter in his study

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This photograph was probably taken by William Randolph Taylor during the Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions, 1933-1935.

Baroness Eloise Bosquet de Wagner Wehrhorn in her boudoir

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This photograph was probably taken by William Randolph Taylor.

Baroness Eloise Bosquet de Wagner Wehrhorn seated on rock

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This photograph was probably taken by William Randolph Taylor.

Rudolph Lorenz at the Charles Island barrel post office

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This photograph was probably taken by William Randolph Taylor.
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