Illustrations in the Beagle Library

The Beagle library was also a rich visual gallery of illustrations and maps. Many of the works were beautifully illustrated with woodcuts or engravings of animals or scenes of exotic lands. The online Beagle library now allows anyone to see the amazing range of images that Darwin poured over during the voyage of the Beagle.

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Molina, Juan Ignacio. 1788. Compendio de la historia geografica natural y civil del Reyno de Chile. 2 vols. Madrid: Antonio de Sancha. Volume 1.

Vancouver, George. 1798. A voyage of discovery to the North Pacific Ocean and round the world. 3 vols. London: G.G. and J. Robinson. [?] Volume 1 Text Volume 2 Text Volume 3 Text





Molina, Juan Ignacio. 1795. Compendio de la historia civil de Reyno de Chile. Parte segundo; Traducida al Espanol y aumentada con varias notas por Don Nicolas de la Cruz y Bahamonde. 2 vols. Madrid: Antonio de Sancha. Volume 2.

Pennant, Thomas. 1793. History of quadrupeds. 3rd edn. 2 vols. London: B. & J. White. Volume 1

Pennant, Thomas. 1793. History of quadrupeds. 3rd edn. London: B. & J. White. Volume 2







Thunberg, Carl Peter. 1795-6. Travels in Europe, Africa and Asia, performed between the years 1770 and 1779. London: W. Richardson and J. Egerton. Volume 1.

Thunberg, Carl Peter. 1795-6. Travels in Europe, Africa and Asia, performed between the years 1770 and 1779. London: W. Richardson and J. Egerton. Volume 2.

Thunberg, Carl Peter. 1795-6. Travels in Europe, Africa and Asia, performed between the years 1770 and 1779. London: W. Richardson and J. Egerton. Volume 4.

La Pérouse, Jean François de Galaup de. 1798-9. A voyage round the world performed in the years 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788. 2 vols., atlas. London: T. Johnson, volume 1.

La Pérouse, Jean François de Galaup de. 1798-9. A voyage round the world performed in the years 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788. 2 vols., atlas. London: T. Johnson, volume 2.


La Pérouse, Jean François de Galaup de. 1798-9. A voyage round the world performed in the years 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788. 2 vols., atlas. London: T. Johnson, volume 3.

La Pérouse, Jean François de Galaup de. 1798-9. A voyage round the world performed in the years 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788. 2 vols., atlas. London: T. Johnson, Atlas.

Colnett, James. 1798. A voyage to the South Atlantic and round Cape Horn into the Pacific Ocean, for the purpose of extending the spermaceti whale fisheries, and other objects of commerce, by ascertaining the ports, bays, harbours, and anchoring births, in certain islands and coasts in those seas at which the ships of the British merchants might be refitted. London.

Burney, James. 1803. Chronological history of the voyages and discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean. 5 vols. London, vol. 1.

Burney, James. 1806. Chronological history of the voyages and discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean. 5 vols. London, vol. 2.

Burney, James. 1813. Chronological history of the voyages and discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean. 5 vols. London, vol. 3.

Burney, James. 1816. Chronological history of the voyages and discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean. 5 vols. London, vol. 4.

Burney, James. 1817. Chronological history of the voyages and discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean. 5 vols. London, vol. 5.

Ulloa, Antonio de. 1806. A voyage to South America: describing at large the Spanish cities, towns, provinces, &c. on that extensive continent. 4th ed. London: John Stockdale, R. Faulder, Longman, Lackington and J. Harding.

Buch, Leopold von. 1813. Travels through Norway and Lapland during the years 1806, 1807 and 1808. Translated by John Black. With notes by R. Jameson. London: Henry Colburn.

Flinders, Matthew. 1814. A voyage to Terra Australis undertaken for the purpose of completing the discovery of that vast country, and prosecuted in the years 1801, 1802, and 1805 in His Majesty's ship the Investigator. 2 vols. London: G. and W. Nicol. Volume 1.

Flinders, Matthew. 1814. A voyage to Terra Australis undertaken for the purpose of completing the discovery of that vast country, and prosecuted in the years 1801, 1802, and 1805 in His Majesty's ship the Investigator. 2 vols. London: G. and W. Nicol. Volume 2.

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