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White, Adam 1817-1879

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A Collection of documents on Spitzbergen & Greenland : comprising a translation from F. Martens' Voyage to Spitzbergen, a translation from Isaac de La Peyrère's Histoire du Groenland, and God's power and providence in the preservation of eight men in Greenland nine moneths and twelve dayes by Adam White( )

41 editions published between 1854 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The publications of the Hakluyt Society (founded in 1846) made available edited (and sometimes translated) early accounts of exploration. The first series, which ran from 1847 to 1899, consists of 100 books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and covering voyages to the New World, to China and Japan, to Russia and to Africa and India. This volume (published in 1855) contains three narratives: Frederick Martens' description of a voyage to Spitzbergen in
The best of Big blue live( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The event showcases marine life along America's West Coast. It documents the rejuvenation of the once endangered and now thriving ecosystem of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary in California. Some of the world's most charismatic marine creatures, humpback whales, blue whales, sea lions, dolphins, elephant seals, sea otters, great white sharks, shearwaters, and brown pelicans, convene in this once a year confluence
Wild Brazil : land of fire and flood( Visual )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go up-river and deep into the jungle, far from Brazil's cities and stadiums, where families of giant otters, tufted capuchin monkeys and mischievous coati (South American raccoon cousins) rally their wits to survive in a breathtakingly beautiful yet dangerous land. Follow their lives through an exciting year, from first steps in a brave new world, to ingenious resilience during drought and monsoon
Narrative of the voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, commanded by the late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. &c. during the years 1846-1850 : including discoveries and surveys in New Guinea, the Louisiade Archipelago, etc. : to which is added the account of Mr. E.B. Kennedy's expedition for the exploration of the Cape York Peninsula by John Macgillivray( Book )

6 editions published in 1852 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V.1, p.48-49; Natives of Moreton Is.; Porpoises used in fishing; Huts, etc.; p.81-83; Natives of Rockingham Bay; Canoes, etc.; Start of Kennedy expedition; p.118-119; Bird Islands - artefacts, canoes; p.120-127; Cape York - difficulty of obtaining vocabulary; Physical characters; Foods; p.145- 159; Port Essington - adornment, bodily ornament, bodily ornamentation, canoes, weapons, food, medicine men, death, burial, mythology, government, age-grading, marriage, music and songs, social sanctions, intertribal warfare, psychology,; missionary efforts; p.162-165; Cape York - Kennedy expedition p.167-168; Moreton Is. - camp life, fishing; p.300-325; Cape York - rescue of Barbara Thompson from Aborigines of Kaurareg tribe; Dancing; Fighting; Tree-climbing; Cooking; v.2, p.1- 32; Cape York - tribes (Gudang, Kaurareg, Muralaig); Papuan influence; Barter, warfare, revenge, cannibalism, marriage, polygamy, birth, food restrictions for women, mother-in-law avoidance, infanticide, naming, scarification, personal adornment, initiation; Canoes, weapons, huts, clothing; Foodgetting and cooking; Methods of fishing; Edible fruits and tubers; Government; Land-ownership; Mythology; Diseases and magic; Death and burial; p.33-49; Torres Straits islands Kulkalaig tribe; Canoes, huts, ceremonial screen, physical description, native names of islands; p.79-84; Theories as to origin of Aborigines; Racial characters of Torres Straits islanders; Linguistic affinities - Kaurareg and Miriam; p.119227; Statement of William Carron on Kennedy expedition; Encounters with friendly natives; Artefacts, weapons, ovens, other cooking methods; Farther north natives uniformly hostile; Princess Charlotte Bay area - huts and cooking places; Weymouth Bay - womens dress, foods, spears; p.228-236; Statement of Jackey Jackey; p.237-253; Statement of Dr. Vallack; p.277-316; Comparative vocabularies of Kowrarega and Gudang; Some 800 words Names of places; p.330-354; Remarks on the vocabularies, syntax, etc.; Similarities between Australian and Papuan dialects
A popular history of British Crustacea; comprising a familiar account of their classification and habits by Adam White( Book )

5 editions published in 1857 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journals of two expeditions of discovery in north-west and western Australia, during the years 1837, 38, and 39, under the authority of Her Majesty's government : describing many newly discovered, important, and fertile districts, with observations on the moral and physical condition of the aboriginal inhabitants, &c., &c. by George Grey( Book )

1 edition published in 1841 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under the authority of Her Majesty's Government describing many newly discovered important fertile districts
Narrative of the surveying voyage of H.M.S. Fly : commanded by Captain F.P. Blackwood, R.N., in Torres Strait, New Guinea, and other islands of the Eastern Archipelago, during the years 1842-1846 : together with an excursion into the interior of the eastern part of Java by J. Beete Jukes( Book )

1 edition published in 1847 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrative of a voyage undertaken for the purpose of surveying the lesser-known parts of the coast of northeastern Australia and the islands of Torres Straits and the Great Barrier Reef. New Guinea was also visited and the Fly River discovered. Also included are accounts of Timor and its aborigines, Dutch Java, Sandalwood Island, Singapore, and Malacca. Jukes was the naturalist on the expedition
A popular history of mammalia; comprising a familiar account of their classification and habits by Adam White( Book )

5 editions published in 1850 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

List of the specimens of Crustacea in the collection of the British Museum by British Museum (Natural History)( Book )

5 editions published in 1847 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue of coleopterous insects in the collection of the British museum by British Museum (Natural History)( Book )

in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heads and tales : or, Anecdotes and stories of quadrupeds and other beasts, chiefly connected with incidents in the histories of more or less by Adam White( )

5 editions published between 1870 and 2010 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A popular history of birds : comprising a familiar account of their classification and habits by Adam White( Book )

4 editions published in 1855 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

List of the specimens of the British animals in the collection of the British museum by British Museum (Natural History)( Book )

2 editions published in 1845 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Samarang under the command of Captain Sir Edward Belcher, during the years 1843-1846 by Arthur Adams( Book )

9 editions published between 1848 and 1850 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of documents on Spitzbergen & Greenland : comprising a translation from F. Martens' Voyage to Spitzbergen, a translation from Isaac de La Peyrère's Histoire du Groenland, and God's power and providence in the preservation of eight men in Greenland nine moneths and twelve dayes [by Edward Pellham] by Adam White( )

10 editions published between 1855 and 2012 in English and French and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The publications of the Hakluyt Society (founded in 1846) made available edited (and sometimes translated) early accounts of exploration. The first series, which ran from 1847 to 1899, consists of 100 books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and covering voyages to the New World, to China and Japan, to Russia and to Africa and India. This volume (published in 1855) contains three narratives: Frederick Martens' description of a voyage to Spitzbergen in 1671, first translated into English and published in 1694 in a book of voyages dedicated to Samuel Pepys, then Secretary to the Admiralty; the Relation du Groeneland of Isaac de la Peyrère (published anonymously in French in 1663 and specially translated for this book); and the extraordinary account of the survival of eight Englishmen 'left by mischance in Green-land' for nine months in 1630
The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Samarang, under the command of Captain Sir Edward Belcher, C.B., F.R.A.S., F.G.S., during the years 1843-1846( Book )

2 editions published in 1850 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of documents on Spitzbergen and Greenland by Adam White( Book )

12 editions published between 1855 and 2015 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nomenclature of coleopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum by British Museum (Natural History)( Book )

9 editions published in 1847 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A Collection of documents on Spitzbergen & Greenland : comprising a translation from F. Martens' Voyage to Spitzbergen, a translation from Isaac de La Peyrère's Histoire du Groenland, and God's power and providence in the preservation of eight men in Greenland nine moneths and twelve dayes
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Heads and tales : or, Anecdotes and stories of quadrupeds and other beasts, chiefly connected with incidents in the histories of more or lessA collection of documents on Spitzbergen & Greenland : comprising a translation from F. Martens' Voyage to Spitzbergen, a translation from Isaac de La Peyrère's Histoire du Groenland, and God's power and providence in the preservation of eight men in Greenland nine moneths and twelve dayes [by Edward Pellham]
Alternative Names
Adam White Brits zoöloog (1817-1878)

Adam White schottischer Zoologe

Адам Уайт

آدم وايت

アダム・ホワイト

ホワイト, アダム

亞當·懷特 (動物學家)

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English (144)

French (3)