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Narrative of the voyage of H.M.S. Samarang during the years 1843-46 employed surveying the islands of the Eastern archipelago; accompanied by a brief vocabulary of the principal languages ... / by Captain Sir Edward Belcher ... with notes on the natural history of the islands by Arthur Adams.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Belcher, Edward, Sir, 1799-1877.
Other Title:
Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang
Publication:
London : Reeve, Benham and Reeve, 1848.
Format/Description:
Book
2 v., [30] leaves of plates (3 folded) : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Samarang (Ship)
Natural history -- Malay Archipelago.
English language -- Dictionaries -- Polyglot.
Voyages and travels.
Malay Archipelago -- Description and travel.
Malay Archipelago -- Languages.
Notes:
Maps engraved by J. & C. Walker.
Illustrations by George Hawkins; after W. Brown, Arthur Adams, J. Richards, Edward Belcher and Frederick Marryat.
"Vocabulary of languages", v. 2, p. 540-571: English, Spanish, Malay, Bisayan, Sooloo [i.e., Sulu], Iloco [i.e., Iloko], Batan, Cagayan [i.e., Jama Mapun], Tagala [i.e., Tagalog], Chinese, Japanese, Korean.
"Published under the authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty."--T.p.
Folded maps in front pocket of vol. 1.
Errata: v. 2, p. [576]
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Breck bequest.
Athenaeum copy conserved with a grant from the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation.
Athenaeum copy: Bound in blind stamped brown cloth; blind stamped border with ornamental corners; gilt stamped figures on front cover; blind stamped on back cover; yellow end papers.
Contributor:
Adams, Arthur, 1820-1878.
Hawkins, George, 1819-1852, engraver.
Browne, W.,. , Illustrator
Richards, J. , Illustrator
Belcher, Edward, Sir, 1799-1877 , Illustrator
Marryat, Frederick, 1792-1848 , Illustrator
J. & C. Walker (Firm), engraver.
Breck, Samuel, 1771-1862. , Donor
OCLC:
192154
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