Cruise of the Revenue-Steamer Corwin in Alaska and the N.W. Arctic Ocean in 1881; Notes and Memoranda: Medical and Anthropological; Botanical, Ornithological

By: Bean, T. H.; Muir,John ; Rosse, I. C.

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The Corwin sailed in the northwest Arctic Ocean in 1881 from June to October. Along with there scientific investigations they searched for the Jeannette and two whaling vessels.


Notable for the reports by John Muir who lists 192 species in his botanical notes, anthropological notes by I. C. Rosse, and 21 species of fish living north of the Bering Strait by T. H. Bean.


Original cloth with stamped gilt titles on the front only; Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. First Edition, First Printing. 4to; 11.5 inches tall; 120 pages. Illustrated with 12 plates: 4 hand-coloured lithographs of birds, 2 tinted lithographs of fish, 2 tinted lithographs of skulls, 1 coloured lithograph of tattooing, & 3 heliotypes of microscopic sections of Eskimo hair.


REF: Arctic Bib. 18399; Wickersham 7594; Howgego, VI, D4. ---- Subjects: Natural History - North America & Mexico Cartography & Exploration; Americas - Voyages & Travel; Birds - Ornithology; Botany; Drawings, Prints & Watercolours; Fishes; Ichthyology

Title: Cruise of the Revenue-Steamer Corwin in Alaska and the N.W. Arctic Ocean in 1881; Notes and Memoranda: Medical and Anthropological; Botanical, Ornithological

Author Name: Bean, T. H.; Muir,John ; Rosse, I. C.

Categories: TRAVEL, GEOGRAPHY & EXPLORATION, 19th CENTURY LITERATURE and WORKS,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1883

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: None Issued

Type: Book

Seller ID: 012060

Keywords: Americas; Natural History - North America & Mexico Cartography & Exploration; Americas - Voyages & Travel; Birds - Ornithology; Botany; Drawings, Prints & Watercolours; Fishes; Ichthyology,