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Expédition dans les parties centrales de l'Amérique du Sud : de Rio de Janeiro à Lima, et de Lima au Para / exécutée par ordre du gouvernement français pendant les années 1843 à 1847, sous la direction de Francis de Castelnau

Title
Castelnau Expedition, 1850-59 DSI
Author
Castelnau, Francis comte de 1812-1880
Weddell, H. A (Hugh Algernon) 1819-1877
Hulot d'Osery, Victor-Eugène vicomte 1819-1846
Gervais, Paul 1816-1879
Des Murs, Marc Athanase Parfait Œillet 1804-1889
Guichenot M (Alphonse)
Lucas, Pierre Hippolyte 1815?-1899
Hupé, Louis Hippolyte
ill
Pochet
lithographer
Bocourt, Firmin 1819-1904
Champin, Jean Jacques 1796-1860
Delahaye
De Hayet
Nicolet, Hercule
Gény-Gros
Llanta, J. F. G (Jacques François Gaudérique) 1807-1864
Oudart, P. L (Paul Louis) 1796-1860
Riocreux, Alfred 1820-1912
engraver
Annedouche, Alfred Joseph 1833-
Bouffard, L.
printer
Martinet, L.
former owner
Smith, John Donnell 1829-1928 DSI
Tucker, Marcia Brady DSI
Henderson, J. B (John Brooks) 1870-1923 DSI
printer of plates
Imprimerie Lemercier et cie
former owner
United States Naval Observatory Library DSI
United States Department of State Library DSI
Subject
Castelnau, Francis comte de 1812-1880 Travel
Date
1850
1859
1850-1859
19th century
Type
Electronic resources
Physical Description
7 v. in 15, leaves of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 23-47 cm
Call number
QH11 .C37 1850
F2513.C37 1850
Notes
Issued in parts.
Each part, except ptie. 1, Histoire du voyage, also has a special t.p., with date in some cases differing from that of the general t.p.
"Paris.--Imprimerie de L. Martinet, Rue Mignon, 2"--Verso of half-title pages.
Lithographers include Bocourt; Champin; Delahaye; Gény-Gros; De Hayet; Llanta; Nicolet; Oudart; and Riocreux; illustrators include: Pochet; engravers include Annedouche and L. Bouffard; printer of plates include Imp. Lemercier.
For more information about the circumstances of publication, see Sherborn and Woodward, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7), 8, p. 164 and 333, 1901.
[1 Ptie]. Histoire du voyage. 1850-1851, in 6 v., with fold. map, tables; 23 cm. Tome 6 has caption title: Voyage dans le sud de la Bolivie, par H.-A. Weddell; t. 6 also contains a glossary.
2. ptie. Vues et scènes recueillies pendant l'expedition dans les parties centrales de l'Amérique du Sud. 1853. 16 p., 60 leaves of plates (some col.); 32 cm.
3. ptie. Antiquités des Incas et autres peuples anciens recueillies pendant l'expedition dans les parties centrales de l'Amérique du Sud. 1854. [8], 7 p., [60] leaves of plates (some col.; the plates are numbered 1-18, 20-27, 29-62; with numbers 19 and 28 omitted by the publisher); 32 cm.
4. ptie. Itinéraires et coupe géologique à travers le continent de l'Amérique du Sud ... sur les observations de Francis de Castelnau et d'Eugène d'Osery, par Francis Castelnau. 1852. [4], viii, iii p., 76 double charts; 47 cm.
5. ptie. Géographie des parties centrales de l'Amérique du Sud ... sous la direction du comte Francis Castelnau, et rédigée par lui sur ses observations et sur celles du vicomte Eugène d'Osery. 1854. [4], x, [2] p., 30 double maps; 47 cm.
6. ptie. [Botanique] Chloris andina. Essai d'une flore de la rgion alpine des Cordillères de l'Amérique du Sud / par H.A. Weddell. 1855-1857, in 2 v. (t. 1. [7], 231, [1] p.; t. 2. 316 p., 90 leaves of plates); 32 cm.
7. ptie. [Zoologie] Animaux nouveaux ou rares recueillis pendant l'expédition dans les parties centrales de l'Amérique du Sud. 1855-1859, in 3 v., sub-divided into 8 parts (t. 1, ptie 1-3; t. 2, ptie 1-2; and t. 3, ptie 1-3), with 174 leaves of plates in various foliations; 32-36 cm. The individual parts include: [t. 1, ptie 1] Anatomie / par Paul Gervais. 1855; 100 p., 18 leaves of plates; 32 cm. [t. 1, ptie 2] Mammifères / par Paul Gervais. 1855; 116 p., 20 leaves of plates; 32 cm. [t. 1, ptie 3] Oiseaux / par O. des Murs. 1855; 98 p., 20 leaves of plates. -- [t. 2, ptie 1] Poissons / par Francis de Castelnau. 1855; 110 p., 50 leaves of plates; 32 cm. [t. 2, ptie 2] Reptiles / par A. Guichenot. 1855; 95 p., 18 leaves of plates; 32 cm. -- [t. 3, ptie 1] Entomologie / par H. Lucas. 1857; 204 p., 20 leaves of plates; 32 cm. [t. 3, ptie 2] Myriapodes et scorpions / par Paul Gervais. 1859; 43 p., 8 leaves of plates; 32 cm. [t. 3, ptie 3] Mollusques et Zoophytes / par H. Hupé. 1857. 103 p., 22 leaves of plates; 32 cm.
7. ptie, t. 3, ptie 1 (Entomologie) has 20 colored plates instead of 19 as cited by the Catalogue of the library of the British museum (Natural history), plate 1a being inserted between plates 1 and 2.
7. ptie, t. 3, ptie 1 (Entomologie) also includes Crustacea and Araneina. 7. ptie, t. 3, ptie 3 (Mollusques) also includes Echinoderma, Bryozoa, and other zoophytes.
BM (Nat. hist.), v. I, p. 325
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SCNHRB has two partial copies. Copy 1 has: ptie 1 (Histoire du voyage); ptie 2 (Vues et scenes); ptie 3 (Antiquités des Incas); ptie 6 ([Botanique] Chloris andina); and ptie 7, t. 1-3 ([Zoologie]), only. Copy 2 has ptie 7, t. 1, ptie 3 [Zoologie: Oiseaux] and ptie 7, t. 3, ptie 3 [Zoologie: Mollusques], only.
SCNHRB c. 1, ptie 1 (Histoire du voyage) has bookplates of the U.S. Naval Observatory and the Department of State Library. Stamped on verso of t.p.s: Library Department of State Apr 26 1879.
SCNHRB c. 1, ptie 1 half bound in calf and marbled paper boards.
SCNHRB c. 1, ptie 2 (Vues et scènes; 39088015006588) has stamp: Bureau of American Ethnology Library, 1896; accession no.: 5626. Modern blue cloth binding with gilt-lettered spine, gray endpapers, and marbled edges.
SCNHRB c. 1, ptie 3 (Antiquités des Incas; 39088015006620) has stamp: Bureau of American Ethnology Library, 1896; accession no.: 5627. Modern blue cloth binding with gilt-lettered spine, gray endpapers, and marbled edges.
SCNHRB c. 1, ptie 6 ([Botanique]) has the text of t. 1 and t. 2 bound together (39088015006661); with plates bound separately (39088015006703). With stamps: Smithsonian Institution Special Collections, Dec. 13, 1929; "J.D.S." [i.e. John Donnell Smith]. Modern green cloth bindings with gilt-lettered spines and gray endpapers; v. 2 has all edges gilt.
SCNHRB c. 1, ptie 7, t. 1, ptie 1 (Anatomie; 39088015006745) is bound with c. 1 of ptie 7, t. 1, ptie 3 (Oiseaux). With blind-embossed stamp of the Smithsonian Institution National Museum and accession no. 167683 on p. [1] of the "Table et classification des matières" of Anatomie. Modern binding of black quarter-leather with brown paste-paper boards, gilt-lettered spine, and marbled edges; the original printed green paper wrappers are bound in.
SCNHRB c. 1, ptie 7, t. 1, ptie 2 (Mammifères; 39088015006786) has stamps: Smithsonian Libraries, May 11, 1987; Smithsonian Institution National Museum; with [3] leaves of typescript notes on the publication date of this part tipped in at the front of the volume. Later brown cloth library binding with gilt-tooled spine and gray endpapers.
SCNHRB c. 1, ptie 7, t. 1, ptie 3 (Oiseaux) is bound with c. 1 of ptie 7, t. 1, ptie 1 (Anatomie), described above.
SCNHRB c. 1, ptie 7, t. 2, ptie 1 (Poissons; 39088015006828) has stamp: Smithsonian Institution National Museum; accession no.: 167683. Modern binding of black quarter-leather with brown paste-paper boards, gilt-lettered spine, and marbled edges; the original printed green paper wrappers are bound in.
SCNHRB c. 1, ptie 7, t. 2, ptie 2 (Reptiles; 39088015006869) has a later green cloth binding with gilt-tooled spine and cover titles, and marbled edges; the original green printed paper wrappers are bound in.
SCNHRB c. 1, ptie 7, t. 3, ptie 1 (Entomologie; 39088015006901) has some ms. notes on the front wrapper concerning the publication date. Later green cloth binding with gilt-tooled spine and cover titles, and marbled edges; the original green printed paper wrappers are bound in.
SCNHRB c. 1, ptie 7, t. 3, ptie 2 (Myriapodes et Scorpions; 39088015006943) is bound with c. 1 of ptie 7, t. 3, ptie 3 (Mollusques). Modern binding of black quarter-leather with brown paste-paper boards, gilt-lettered spine, and marbled edges; the original printed green paper wrappers are bound in.
SCNHRB c. 1, ptie 7, t. 3, ptie 3 (Mollusques) is bound with c. 1 of ptie 7, t. 3, ptie 2 (Myriapodes et Scorpions), described above.
SCNHRB c. 2, ptie 7, t. 1, ptie 3 (Oiseaux; 39088015006984) is imperfect: plate 3 is wanting. With Tucker collational ms. note at the top left of the t.p., and bookplate: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Gift of Marcia Brady Tucker. Disbound; housed in an archival paperboard portfolio with red cloth spine.
SCNHRB c. 2, ptie 7, t. 3, ptie 3 (Mollusques; 39088015007024) has stamps: Smithsonian Institution Libraries, May 18, 1988; Division of Mollusks Sectional Library; with bookplate: Ex libris John Brooks Henderson, no. 252. Old brown half-leather binding with black cloth-covered boards, raised bands, gilt-tooled spine, marbled endpapers, and red sprinkled edges.
Data Source
Smithsonian Libraries
Place
South America
Peru
Brazil
Bolivia