DARWIN (CHARLES) FITZROY (ROBERT) and PHILIP PARKER KING. Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of His
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DARWIN (CHARLES) FITZROY (ROBERT) and PHILIP PARKER KING. Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of His Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle, between the Years 1826 and 1836, Describing their Examination of the Southern Shores of South America, and the Beagle's Circumnavigation of the Globe, vol. 1-2 only (of 3), plus Appendix to vol. 2
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DARWIN (CHARLES)
FITZROY (ROBERT) and PHILIP PARKER KING. Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of His Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle, between the Years 1826 and 1836, Describing their Examination of the Southern Shores of South America, and the Beagle's Circumnavigation of the Globe, vol. 1-2 only (of 3), plus Appendix to vol. 2, first edition, 6 folding engraved maps (2 loosely inserted in front pocket of each volume), 2 etched frontispieces and 46 plates (including charts and diagrams) after P.P. King, A. Earle, C. Martens, R. Fitzroy, T. Landseer, S. Bull, T.A. Prior and others, 2 publisher's catalogues at end of Appendix (one 16-page, the other 8-page), some spotting and light browning to plates, publisher's cloth, spines faded, some paint flecks on covers of volume two [Freeman 10; Hill 607; Norman 584; Sabin 37826], 8vo, Henry Colburn, 1839
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