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Creator:
Rice, A. L.
Title(s):

Voyages of discovery : three centuries of natural history exploration / written by Tony Rice, with an introduction by David Bellanmy.

Edition:
1st ed.
Published/Created:
London ; Scriptum Editions, in association with the Natural History Museum, London, c2000.
Hong Kong : Scriptum Editions, in association with the Natural History Museum, London, c2000.
Physical Description:
335 p. : heavily ill. (many col.), maps, ports. ; 33 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
QH15 .R44 2000 (LC)+ Oversize
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Contains biographical information.
Includes bibliographical references, p. 330-331, and index.
Subject Terms:
Natural history -- History.
Natural history illustration.
Voyages and travels.
Contributors:
Bellamy, David.
Natural History Museum (London, England)
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  • Voyage to Jamaica: Sir Hans Sloane
  • Surveying Ceylon: Paul Hermann, Johan Gideon Loten & Pieter de Bevere
  • Sojourn to Surinam: Maria Sibylla Merian
  • Travels in North America: William Bartram
  • Pacific Crossing: James Cook, Sir Joseph Banks & Sydney Parkinson
  • Return to the South Seas: James Cook, Johann & George Forster
  • Charting Australia: Matthew Flinders & Ferdinand Bauer
  • Sailing with the Beagle: Charles Darwin
  • Amazonia and beyond: Alfred Russel Wallace & Henry Walter Bates
  • Fathoming the deep: the Challenger expedition.