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The Voyage of the Challenger The Atlantic - Sir C. Wyville Thomson - 1878. 
NY: Harper & Brothers, Publishers 1878 - Sir C. Wyville Thomson. The Voyage of the Challenger The Atlantic. NY: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1878, 1st. American edition, 2 volumes, xx, 17-391/ viii, 9-340 pp., ads (iv). *** The sub-title is as follows A Preliminary Account of the General Results of the Exploring Voyage of H.M.S. 'Challenger' During the Years 1873 and the Early Part of the Year 1876. *** A landmark scientific expedition that collected huge amounts of data on islands, flora, fauna, weather, currents, depths, and marine life. With a large number of engraved plates and text illustrations, folding weather tables and maps. *** Bound in dark green cloth boards and spines with stamped pictorial gilt on front covers, gilt lettering on spines, beveled edges. The covers have light wear and soil, some minor spotting, a small spot of slight discoloration on the spine of vol. 1. The contents are clean and complete in good bindings. *** 9 inches tall by 6.25 inches Heavy books will require additional shipping charges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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