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Wilkes, Charles 1798-1877

Overview
Works: 592 works in 1,099 publications in 3 languages and 11,777 library holdings
Genres: Naval history  Biography  History  Maps  Diaries  Pictorial works  Surveys  Trials, litigation, etc  Sources  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Cartographer, Photographer, Creator, Other
Classifications: Q115, 359.3310924
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Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition. During the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842 by Charles Wilkes( Book )

182 editions published between 1844 and 2014 in English and Swedish and held by 1,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The United States Exploring Expedition circumnavigated the globe under the command of Wilkes between the summer of 1838 and the summer of 1842. Almost immediately upon his return, in July 1842 Wilkes began work on the narrative, drawing on all of the data and logs assembled by the members of the expedition. This took two years, but by August 1844 the first volume was in the press, and the whole set was ready for binding by the end of the year
Synopsis of the cruise of the U.S. exploring expedition, during the years 1838, '39, '40, '41 & '42 by Charles Wilkes( Book )

16 editions published between 1842 and 2010 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Columbia River to the Sacramento by Charles Wilkes( Book )

2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Western America, including California and Oregon, with maps of those regions, and of "the Sacramento Valley" by Charles Wilkes( Book )

15 editions published between 1849 and 1981 in English and German and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theory of the winds by Charles Wilkes( Book )

8 editions published between 1856 and 1860 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travel accounts of the Islands (1832-1858)( Book )

3 editions published between 1971 and 1974 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Map of the Oregon Territory by Charles Wilkes( )

19 editions published between 1841 and 1954 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Statement of Charles Wilkes, a commander in the U.S. Navy, of the survey of the mouth of the Columbia River by the United States Exploring Expedition by Charles Wilkes( Book )

7 editions published between 1846 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoir on the Trent Affair by An. Michele Costi( Book )

6 editions published in 1865 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The former Philippines thru foreign eyes by Austin Craig( Book )

9 editions published between 1916 and 2007 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defence of Com. Charles Wilkes, U.S.N. : late Acting Rear Admiral, in command of the West India Squadron, read before a general court martial, on charges preferred by the Secretary of the Navy by Charles Wilkes( Book )

5 editions published between 1864 and 2000 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Map of the Oregon Territory by United States Exploring Expedition( )

3 editions published between 1844 and 1845 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chart of the Viti Group or Feejee Islands by Charles Wilkes( )

7 editions published between 1840 and 1985 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notices of the harbor at the mouth of the Columbia River by James Blair( Book )

5 editions published in 1846 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voyage round the world : embracing the principal events of the narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition by Charles Wilkes( Book )

7 editions published between 1849 and 1851 in English and Undetermined and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the circulation of the oceans by Charles Wilkes( Book )

2 editions published in 1859 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiography of Rear Admiral Charles Wilkes, U.S. Navy, 1798-1877 by Charles Wilkes( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The former Philippines thru foreign eyes
Alternative Names
Čārlzs Vilkss

Charles Wilkes

Charles Wilkes Amerikaans ontdekkingsreiziger (1798-1877)

Charles Wilkes esploratore statunitense

Charles Wilkes US-amerikanischer Marineoffizier und Polarforscher

Уилкс, Чарльз

Чарлз Вілкс

Чарлз Уилкс

צ'ארלס וילקס

جهارلەس ولکەس

چارلز ویلکس

チャールズ・ウィルクス

Languages
English (405)

Swedish (1)

German (1)

Covers
The former Philippines thru foreign eyesLt. Charles Wilkes and the great U.S. Exploring ExpeditionSea of glory [America's voyage of discovery : the U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842]Sea of glory [America's voyage of discovery : the U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842]The life of Dr. Elisha Kent Kane, and other distinguished American explorers: containing narratives of their researches and adventures in remote and interesting portions of the globeThe private journal of William Reynolds : United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842Charles Wilkes and the exploration of inland Washington waters : journals from the expedition of 1841