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Title
The zoology of Captain Beechey's voyage / compiled from the collections and notes made by Captain Beechey, the officers and naturalist of the expedition, during a voyage to the Pacific and Behring's Straits performed in His Majesty's ship Blossom, under the command of Captain F. W. Beechey ... in the years 1825, 26, 27 and 28, by J. Richardson ... [et al.] ; illustrated with upwards of fifty finely coloured plates by Sowerby.
Name/Creator
Beechey, Frederick William, 1796-1856, creator
Richardson, John, Sir, 1787-1865
Sowerby, George Brettingham, 1788-1854
Great Britain, Admiralty.
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL.HOUGH:2647648 
Location
Museum Comp Zoology

Houghton

Countway Medicine

Networked Resource
Place of Origin
London
Publisher
H.G. Bohn
Language
English
Description
xii, 180 (i.e. 186) p., xliv leafs of plates (some folded) : ill. (some col.), 3 maps ; 28 x 22 cm.
Form/Genre
text

print
Classification
QL5 .B4
Subject
Blossom (Ship) ;  Zoology -- Oceania ;  Zoology -- America ;  Geology -- Oceania ;  Geology -- America

Category
Pacific Oceans & Islands

Mollusks

Amphibians

Reptiles

Crustaceans

Fish

Birds

Mammals

Geology

Beechey_s Expedition to the Pacific and Bering Strait, 1825-1828

Note
Introduction [by F. W. Beechey] -- Mammalia / by J. Richardson -- Ornithology / by N. A. Vigors -- Fishes / by G. T. Lay and E. T. Bennett -- Crustacea / by R. Owen -- Reptiles / by J. E. Gray -- Batrachians / by J.E. Gray -- Molluscous animals and their shells / by J.E. Gray [and G. B. Sowerby] -- Geology / [ed. by W. Buckland, from the notes of Lieut. Belcher and of Mr. A. Collie].

"Published under the authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty."