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Girard, Charles, 1822-1895.
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Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott, 1858.
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xvii, 496 pages ; 33 cm + 1 atlas (10 pages, 32 leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 57 cm.).
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"C. Sherman & son, printers"--T.p. verso, text vol.

Text vol. has half-title: United States Exploring Expedition.

Atlas lacks series vol. designation.

The official issue, published by C. Sherman, had statement of responsibility: Prepared under the superintendence of S.F. Baird. However, "the book was done entirely by Dr. Girard ... but his name was not allowed to appear on the title page by the naval authorities having the matter in charge, who insisted in publishing the book under the name of Prof. Baird, to whom the original contract was given out." Cf. G.B. Goode, The published writings of Dr. Charles Girard, 1891, p. 50.

Edition of 150 copies.
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