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1855 US Naval Astronomical Expedition
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1855 US Naval Astronomical Expedition Southern Hemisphere INDIAN Animals Plants



James Melville Gilliss was an astronomer, officer in the US Navy and founder of the United States Naval Observatory. This volume two of the US Naval Astronomical Expedition to the Southern Hemisphere reports to the 33rd Congress, in their1st session on the journeys across the Andes and pampas of the Argentine provinces, by Archibald MacRae. The appendices include:

Minerals, by L.J. Smith.

Indian remains, by T Ewbank.

Zoology: Mammals, by S.F. Baird.

Birds, by J. Cassin.

Reptiles, fishes, Crustacea, by C. Girard.

Shells, by A.A. Gould.

Botany: Dried plants, by Asa Gray.

Living plants and seeds, by W.D. Brackenridge.

Paleontology: Fossil mammals by J. Wymn.

Fossil shells, by T.A. Conrad.



This volume from the 1855 first edition contains 37 illustrations and 11 woodcuts including fold-out maps!



Item number: #12377

Price: $499



GILLIS, J. M.



U. S. Naval Astronomical Expedition to the Southern Hemisphere during the years 1849- '50- '51- '52



Washington: A.O.P. Nicholson, printer, 1855. First Edition.



Details:

Collation: Complete with all pages; volume 2

ix, [3], 300

48 engraved plates

Language: English

Binding: Leather; tight & secure

Visible water damage in places

Size: ~11.75in X 9.25in (30cm x 23.5cm)



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1855 US Naval Astronomical Expedition Southern Hemisphere INDIAN Animals Plants



James Melville Gilliss was an astronomer, officer in the US Navy and founder of the United States Naval Observatory. This volume two of the US Naval Astronomical Expedition to the Southern Hemisphere reports to the 33rd Congress, in their1st session on the journeys across the Andes and pampas of the Argentine provinces, by Archibald MacRae. The appendices include:

Minerals, by L.J. Smith.

Indian remains, by T Ewbank.

Zoology: Mammals, by S.F. Baird.

Birds, by J. Cassin.

Reptiles, fishes, Crustacea, by C. Girard.

Shells, by A.A. Gould.

Botany: Dried plants, by Asa Gray.

Living plants and seeds, by W.D. Brackenridge.

Paleontology: Fossil mammals by J. Wymn.

Fossil shells, by T.A. Conrad.



This volume from the 1855 first edition contains 37 illustrations and 11 woodcuts including fold-out maps!



Item number: #12377

Price: $499



GILLIS, J. M.



U. S. Naval Astronomical Expedition to the Southern Hemisphere during the years 1849- '50- '51- '52



Washington: A.O.P. Nicholson, printer, 1855. First Edition.



Details:

Collation: Complete with all pages; volume 2

ix, [3], 300

48 engraved plates

Language: English

Binding: Leather; tight & secure

Visible water damage in places

Size: ~11.75in X 9.25in (30cm x 23.5cm)



Our Guarantee:

Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide.

Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation!







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