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Excursions in Madeira and Porto Santo : during the autumn of 1823, while on his third voyage to Africa / by the late T. Edward Bowdich ; to which is added, by Mrs. Bowdich, I. A narrative of the continuance of the voyage to its completion, together with the subsequent occurrences from Mr. Bowdich's arrival in Africa to the period of his death. II. A description of the English settlements on the river Gambia. III. Appendix: containing zoological and botanical descriptions, and translations from the Arabic ; illustrated by sections, views, costumes, and zoological figures

Bowdich's Excursions DSI
Bowdich, T. Edward (Thomas Edward) 1791-1824
Lee, R. Mrs. 1791-1856
former owner
Dall, William Healey 1845-1927 DSI
Library of Congress DSI
Electronic resources
Physical Description
xii, 278 p., [20] leaves of plates (3 folded) : ill. (lithographs) ; 29 cm
Call number
DP702.M16 B7 1825
"London: Printed by William Clowes"--Verso of t.p.
Number of plates apparently vary in different copies; list of plates, p. x-xii.
Some of the plates are hand-colored.
Also available online.
SCNHRB has two copies.
SCNHRB c. 1 (39088016456089) has bookplate: William Healey Dall, Division of Mollusks Sectional Library. Stamped on preliminary leaves: Division of Mollusks Sectional Library.
SCNHRB c. 1 stamped on verso of t.p.: Office Library Smithonian Library no. [in ms.] 9933.
SCNHRB c. 1 bound in brown library buckram, title in gilt on spine.
SCNHRB c. 2 (39088016456121) has plate no. 9, not found in all copies, bound in as frontispiece.
SCNHRB c. 2 has booklabel: Library of Congress, Smithsonian Deposit.
SCNHRB c. 2 stamped on verso of t.p.: Smithsonian Institution National Museum Mar 15 1902 [ms. acc. no.] 170994.
SCNHRB c. 2 half bound in sheepskin and marbled paper boards, title in gilt on spine.
Data Source
Smithsonian Libraries
Madeira Islands
Madeira (Madeira Islands)
Porto Santo Island (Madeira Islands)