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Creator:
Möllhausen, Balduin, 1825-1905.
Title:
Diary of a journey from the Mississippi to the coasts of the Pacific with a United States government expedition / by Baldwin Möllhausen, topographical draughtsman and naturalist to the expedition ; with an introduction by Alexander von Humboldt and illustrations in chromo-lithography ; translated by Mrs. Percy Sinnett ; in two volumes.
Alternate Title(s):
Möellhausen's Journey to the Pacific
Journey to the Pacific
Tagebuch einer Reise vom Mississippi nach den Küsten der Südsee. English
Published/Created:
London : Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1858.
Physical Description:
2 v. : ill., map ; 22 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F593 .M69 1858
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
The writer accompanied Lieut. Whipple's Expedition. Purpose of the expedition was to secure a railway route to the Pacific Ocean. Cf. Abbey.
Spine title: Möellhausen's Journey to the Pacific.
Map engraved by Edward Weller. Other illustrations by Hanhart; after Mollhausen.
Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., New-Street-Square.
Original German edition was published in Leipzig in 1858. Cf. Abbey.
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 661
NSTC, 2M31901
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in red bead grain publisher's binding. Brick-red end-papers with advertisements on paste-down ends in each volume. Bound by Edmonds & Remnants with ticket. Bookplate of Thomas Tamplin Lewis.
Subject Terms:
Discoveries in geography -- American.
Edmonds & Remnants -- Binder.
Lewis, Thomas Tamplin -- Bookplate.
Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts -- Publisher.
Overland journeys to the Pacific.
Spottiswood and Co. -- Printer.
United States -- Discovery and exploration.
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.
Form/Genre:
Chromolithographs -- 1858.
Wood engravings -- 1858.
Wood engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1858.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1858.
Contributors:
Whipple, Amiel Weeks, 1817?-1863.
Sinnett, Percy, Mrs., tr.
Weller, Edward, d. 1884, engraver.
Möllhausen, Balduin, 1825-1905, ill.
M. & N. Hanhart Chromo Lith., lithographer.
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