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Creator:
O'Reilly, Bernard.
Title:
Greenland, the adjacent seas, and the North-west Passage to the Pacific Ocean : illustrated in a voyage to Davis's Strait during the summer of 1817 / by Bernard O'Reilly ; with charts and numerous plates, from drawings of the author taken on the spot.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 47, Paternoster-Row, 1818.
Physical Description:
vi, 293 p., XVIII, [3] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., maps, ports. ; 30 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
G650 1817 .O74 + Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BEIN 1997 +159: Bookplate: William Arthur, sixth Duke of Portland. Advertising matter on 2 p. at end, not included in pagination.
BEIR Ekb +817: Autograph: J. Baker.
"This work is plagiarized from Prof. Sir C. L. M. von Giesecke's Lectures and from General Vallancey"--Cf. Allibone.
"American editions were published in Philadelphia and New York in 1818"--Cf. Abbey.
"The 'Quarterly Review', in an article immediately following the notorious review of Keats's 'Endymion', called the book 'a bare faced imposition'"--Cf. Abbey.
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 633
Allibone, S. A. Critical dictionary of English literature. Detroit : Gale Research Co., 1965, v. 3, p. 1460
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy.
BAC: Bookplate of John Waldie. Label mounted under bookplate: Topography, Travels, &c., No. 558
Printed by C. Baldwin, New Bridge Street, London.
Illustrations by Frederick Christian Lewis and George Cooke; after S. Koenig.
Subject Terms:
Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration -- British.
Baker, J. -- Autograph.
Baldwin, C. -- Printer.
Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy -- Publisher.
Davis Strait -- Discovery and exploration -- British.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1818.
Greenland -- Description and travel.
Northwest Passage -- Discovery and exploration -- British.
Portland, William John Arthur Charles James Cavendish-Bentinck, Duke of, 1857-1943 -- Bookplate. (bein)
Waldie, John -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Travel literature -- Northwest Passage -- 1817.
Publishers' advertisements -- England -- London -- 1818.
Aquatints -- 1818.
Contributors:
Lewis, Frederick Christian, 1779-1856, engraver.
Cooke, George, 1781-1834, engraver.
Koenig, S., ill.
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