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VIRGIN, CHRISTIAN ADOLPH.
Kongliga Svenska Fregatten Eugenies Resa omkring Jorden ... aren 1851-1853. Uppsala & Stockholm: Almquist & Wirksells, 1857-1910. 3 volumes in 5. With folding map and 54 lithographed plates. 4to (313 x 243 mm). Original printed wrappers. Scattered minor foxing to plates, wrappers toned at spines and edges, still near fine, untrimmed and partially unopened.
First edition of the scientific results from the voyage of the Eugenie, the first Swedish vessel to complete a circumnavigation. Most of the contents were printed in the 19th century. In 1910 some further material was added and the set was finally issued, uniformly bound in blue-grey wrappers. The three volumes are on Botany, Zoology and Physics. N.J. Andersson's report on the vegetation of the Galapagos Islands' includes 16 lithographed plates. Forbes 2233.