Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society: Centenary Celebration The Wilkes Exploring Expedition of the United States Navy 1838 - 1842 and Symposium on American Polar Exploration.
Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society: Centenary Celebration The Wilkes Exploring Expedition of the United States Navy 1838 - 1842 and Symposium on American Polar Exploration.

Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society: Centenary Celebration The Wilkes Exploring Expedition of the United States Navy 1838 - 1842 and Symposium on American Polar Exploration.

Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society:, 1940. Paperback. One of the largest voyages of discovery, the Wilkes consisted of 6 vessels, 346 men, 9 scientists and artists. Vol. 82, June 29, 1940, No. 5. Tall 8vo, 950pp, (v). Tan paper wraps, black title to front cover and spine. Top of spine heavily rubbed with 2 splits, spine label off but present, front wrapper split at hinge, o/w good. Good +. Item #14940

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