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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Krusenstern, Adam Johann von. 1824-27. Atlas de l'Océan Pacifique dressé par M. de Krusenstern. St Petersburg. PDF

Playfair, John. 1815. Account of the structure of the table mountain, and other parts of the Peninsula of the Cape. Drawn up by Professor Playfair, from observations made by Captain Basil Hall. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 7: 269–78.

Blainville, Henri Marie Ducrotay de. 1827. Manuel de Malacologie et Conchyliologie. Planches. In Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles. Paris: G. Levrault.

Desmarest, Anselm-Gäetan. 1816-1830. Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles. Planches, 2e partie: Règne Organisé, Zoologie. Insectes [by André-Marie-C. Duméril] Crustacés [by Desmarest]. Paris: F.G. Levrault.

Cuvier, Georges. 1817. Le règne animal distribué d'après son organisation pour servir de base a l'histoire naturelle des animaux. 4 vols. Paris: Deterville. Volume 4.

Clarke, A. 1818. Narrative of a journey in the interior of China, and of a voyage to and from that country in the years 1816 and 1817, containing an account of the most interesting transactions of Lord Amherst's embassy to the Court of Pekin, and observations on the countries which it visited. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown.





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