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Scoresby, William 1789-1857

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Works: 204 works in 688 publications in 2 languages and 6,091 library holdings
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An account of the Arctic regions : with a history and description of the northern whale-fishery by William Scoresby( Book )

75 editions published between 1820 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nineteenth century classic on whaling, geography and natural history of northern waters. Appendices include meteorological tables; a chronological list of voyages, 861-1819; list of plants found in Spitsbergen; Acts of Parliament regarding whaling; dimensions of whaling ships; etc
American factories and their female operatives : with an appeal on behalf of the British factory population, and suggestions for the improvement of their condition by William Scoresby( Book )

30 editions published between 1845 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journal of a voyage to the northern whale-fishery : including researches and discoveries on the eastern coast of West Greenland, made in the summer of 1822, in the ship Baffin of Liverpool by William Scoresby( Book )

45 editions published between 1823 and 2011 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally published in 1823 by Archibald Constable and Company, Edinburgh. Account of cruise in Greenland Sea and exploration of Scoresbysund and of east Greenland coast between about 69 and 75 degrees N
American factories and their female operatives : with an appeal on behalf of the British factory population by William Scoresby( Book )

7 editions published between 1845 and 1970 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Franklin expedition: or, Considerations on measures for the discovery and relief of our absent adventurers in the Arctic regions ... With maps by William Scoresby( Book )

26 editions published between 1850 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scientific papers of James Prescott Joule by James Prescott Joule( Book )

2 editions published in 1884 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magnetical investigations by William Scoresby( Book )

12 editions published between 1839 and 2012 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American natural history : Part 1. - Mastology by John D Godman( Book )

2 editions published in 1826 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Arctic regions; their situation, appearances, climate, and zoology by William Scoresby( Book )

16 editions published between 1800 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journal of a voyage to Australia and round the world for magnetical research by William Scoresby( Book )

9 editions published between 1859 and 2011 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memorials of the sea by William Scoresby( Book )

16 editions published between 1835 and 2014 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The northern whale-fishery by William Scoresby( Book )

14 editions published between 1835 and 1850 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Scoresby's des Jüngern Tagebuch einer Reise auf den Wallfischfang : verbunden mit Untersuchungen und Entdeckungen an der Ostküste von Grönland im Sommer 1822 by William Scoresby( Book )

13 editions published between 1825 and 2013 in German and English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scientific papers of James Prescott Joule by James Prescott Joule( Book )

in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The polar ice (1815) ; The North Pole (1828) by William Scoresby( Book )

9 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reprint of two articles: "On the Greenland or polar ice" published in Memoirs of the Wernerian Society, vol. 2, 1815, pp.268-338 and "Remarks on the probability of reaching the North Pole ..." first published in the Edinburgh Philosophical Journal, July 1928
The 1806 log book : concerning the Arctic voyage of Captain William Scoresby by William Scoresby( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reproduction of original log book of the Scoresbys' (father and son) farthest north sailing record which stood for many years. Records the day-to-day incidents of a typical wooden sailing ship engaged in the commercial enterprise of the Greenland whale fishery
Sabbaths in the Arctic regions by William Scoresby( Book )

7 editions published between 1850 and 1985 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memorials of the sea : my father : being records of the adventurous life of the late William Scoresby, Esq. of Whitby by William Scoresby( Book )

6 editions published in 1851 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The whaleman's adventures in the southern ocean by Henry T Cheever( Book )

8 editions published between 1850 and 1861 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Arctic whaling journals of William Scoresby the younger by William Scoresby( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Arctic Whaling Journals of William Scoresby the Younger is the first of three projected volumes of the unpublished journals kept by William Scoresby (1789-1857) of his voyages to the Arctic. Scoresby made his first voyage in the whaler Resolution from Whitby to the Greenland Sea, west of Spitsbergen, in 1800 and in 1810, on his twenty-first birthday, 'the earliest at which, by reason of age, I could legally hold a command', his father relinquished the Resolution to him. A brief spell at Edinburgh University, and the encouragement of John Playfair, Robert Jameson and Sir Joseph Banks, stimu
 
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The Arctic whaling journals of William Scoresby the younger
Alternative Names
Routledge, William Scoresby

Scoresby.

Scoresby Routledge, William

Scoresby, W.

Scoresby, W. 1789-1857 Jr

Scoresby, W., Jr., 1789-1857

Scoresby, William 1789-1857 der Jüngere

Scoresby, William 1789-1857 jun

Scoresby, William 1789-1857 Junior

Scoresby, William der Jüngere 1789-1857

Scoresby, William jun. 1789-1857

Scoresby, William Junior 1789-1857

William Scoresby Brits ontdekkingsreiziger (1789-1857)

William Scoresby engelsk upptäcktsresande

William Scoresby englischer Seefahrer und Forscher

William Scoresby esploratore e scienziato britannico

Скорезби, Виллиам

Скорсби, Уильям

Уилям Скорсби

ویلیام اسکورسبی

ウィリアム・スコアズビー

威廉.索克斯比

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English (373)

German (11)

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