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Book Number 2183 
Author W. Scoresby 
Title Journal of a Voyage to Australia and Round the World for Magnetical Research. 
Date 1859. 
Publisher Longman, Green, Longman, & Roberts 
Place of Publication London 
Edition Publishers presentation copy 
Volume Information  
Cover Rebacked preserving the original full cloth boards and flat spine, title in gilt on spine.  
Illustration With two plates: the engraved frontispiece and a folding map of the world. The publishers embossed stamp is on the upper right hand corner of the title page. 
Size 8vo 
Condition Occasional pencil marginalia, otherwise a very good copy. 
Provenance  
Pagination P. half-title, blank (2), frontis, title, blank, contents, blank, errata slip, vii-xlviii, 1-96, 1-315, blank, advertisements 1-24. 
Reference Maggs 2350 
Translation Info  
Notes Publishers presentation copy The voyage was undertaken by Dr. Scoresby in the Ship Royal Charter, with the object of observing the changes which take place in the magnetic state of an iron ship proceeding from a northern to a southern magnetic latitude, and of deciding certain questions as to the best mode of correcting the deviations of the compass in such a ship (Introduction). 
Price (US$) 675  
Short Description Book Voyages General; Book Pacific Australia & New Zealand 
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