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Voyage of the ?Challenger?.The Atlantic. A Preliminary Account of the General Results of the Exploring Voyage of H.M.S. ?Challenger? during the Year 1873 and the Early Part of the Year 1876
1877 - First edition. 2 vols. Portrait and 42 plates and charts (many folding, some coloured). 8vo. Original cloth, backs a little dull, otherwise a nice tight copy. xxx, 424; xiv, 396, 4ads. pp. London, Macmillan and Co., Through hisextraordinary enthusiasm for the science of the sea, and through the success of an earlier expeditionThomson managed to obtain the services from the Royal Navy of the Challenger. The subsequent voyage might be reasonably compared from a scientific viewpoint as the equal to that of the Beagle. The depth and breadthof the scientific harvestwas enormousand Thomson is often referred to as the fatherOceanography. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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