The great United States exploring expedition of 1838-1842 / by William Stanton

Other titles
  • United States Exploring Expedition of 1838-1842
  • Great U.S. Exploring Expedition
  • Berkeley London : University of California Press 1975
Physical description
x,433p ill 25cm
  • 0520025571
  • Includes index
  • Preface -- Republican longitude -- Symmes' Hole -- A glorious prospect -- Behold! Now, a nation -- First blood -- A fathom of tapa -- Samoa -- Sydney -- Ruffled feathers -- A new world -- Among the Feejees -- Affair at Malolo -- Sandwich Islands -- Secret Service -- Oregon -- Homeward bound -- Courts martial -- Friends of science -- The muse -- Democratic science -- Strange notions -- Interesting flotsam -- Splendid contributions -- Coda -- Notes.
  • Maps: [Map of the voyage] -- Antarctica's Wilkes Land, with features mapped by Wilkes.
  • Illustrated
  • text
  • English


  • The expedition travelled to Antarctica, the South Pacific, the Atlantic and the coasts of what are now Oregon, Washington and British Columbia.

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Location of copy Shelfmark Online location Holdings Notes
British Library: Lending Collection 75/44277
British Library: General Reference Collection, St Pancras Reading Rooms X.800/11521
University of Cambridge Libraries: University Library: North Wing 1, follow signs to (Alpha Staircase) or North Staircase, First Floor 694:33.c.95.124
University of Cambridge Libraries: Scott Polar Research Institute Library: Shelf (*7) : 91(08)[1838-42 Wilkes]
Durham University Library: Bill Bryson Library, Level 1 910.4 STA
University of Edinburgh Libraries: University Collections Facility - Request online .5083 Wil. Sta.
University of Glasgow Library: University Library Level 5 Gen Sci K94 1975-S
University of Leicester Library: David Wilson Library, Basement Periodicals 910.4 STA
National Library of Scotland: General Reading Room, Edinburgh (stored onsite) H4.76.287
National Library of Wales / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru: Contact the National Library of Wales / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru PRINT G 420 S79
Newcastle University Libraries: Research Reserve: Team Valley (General) Store Mon 35211
University of Oxford Libraries: Vere Harmsworth Library Q 115 .S82 1975
Science Museum Library: Science Museum Library, Wroughton 91:93 STANTON
University of Strathclyde Library: Standard Loan MLD D 910.973 STA
Trinity College Dublin Library: Santry Book Repository HL- 2-629
Wellcome Library: History of Medicine ZDF.8