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To Galápagos on the Ara, 1926

William K. Vanderbilt

To Galápagos on the Ara, 1926

the events of a pleasure-cruise to the Galápagos islands and a classification of a few rare aquatic findings, including two specimens of a new species of shark never caught before and here described for the first time

by William K. Vanderbilt

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Published by Priv. print. [at the printing house of W.E. Rudge in [Mount Vernon, N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Galapagos Islands,
  • Galapagos Islands.
    • Subjects:
    • Ara (Yacht),
    • Natural history -- Galapagos Islands.,
    • Zoology -- Galapagos Islands.,
    • Fishes -- Galapagos Islands.,
    • Galapagos Islands -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby William K. Vanderbilt.
      ContributionsBelanski, William Emil, 1892-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH123 .V3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination161 p.
      Number of Pages161
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6711996M
      LC Control Number28005775
      OCLC/WorldCa5159875

      Complete summary of Kurt Vonnegut Jr.'s Galápagos. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Galápagos. Galapagos Wonder. Informational (nonfiction), 1, words, Level U (Grade 4), Lexile L. Galapagos Wonder is an informational book about the remote Galapagos Islands. Readers will learn about the geology and formation of these unique islands, their unusual animals and plants, and conservation efforts aimed at preserving their natural.

        To Galapagos on the Ara The Events of a Pleasure Cruise to the Galapagos Islands and a Classification of a Few Rare Aquatic Findings.   If you're going to only read one book about the Galapagos, choose this one. It offers a succinct overview of flora and fauna, geology, culture and history, complemented by gorgeous photographs. Boxed texts offers detailed sidenotes apart from the basics. If you are going to read more than one book about the Galapagos, this is a great place to /5(13).

      " The Galpagos: A Natural History is a book that should be on the reading table of all those interested not only in the natural history of the Galapagos Islands but by everyone who wishes to expand their perspective upon the subject of natural history itself—as well as, of course—those who simply enjoy reading interesting and well-written.   After the war and a term as president of the New York Central Railroad, Willie set his sights on farther horizons. Every year from through , he and his foot yacht, Ara (a former French warship), completed at least one long cruise, including a came next, named for his hard-driving, ambitious mother, Alva Vanderbilt Belmont, one of America’s leading suffragettes.


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To Galapagos on the Ara. The events of a pleasure-cruise to the Galapagos Islands and a classification of a few rare aquatic 1926 book, including two specimens of a new species of shark never caught before and here described for the first time.

And their many stops along the way. To Galapagos on the Ara the events of a pleasure-cruise to the Galapagos Islands and a classification of a few rare aquatic findings, including two specimens of a new species of shark never caught before and here described for the first time. Vernon NY:.

To Galápagos on the Ara, the events of a pleasure-cruise to the Galápagos islands and a classification of a few rare aquatic findings, including two specimens of a new species of shark never caught before and here described for the first time. Title: To Galapagos on the Ara, Author:Vanderbilt, William K.

Description:xv,[1] pp. 30 full-page color plates of fish and other aquatic life; numerous illustrations from photographs; 2 maps (1 folding). (Folio) 13x10, quarter blue levant morocco and boards, lettered in gilt on spine and cover, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed.

of copies thus bound from a total. To Galapagos on the Ara, [New York: Privately printed for William K. Vanderbilt by William Rudge, ]. First edition, number 17 of copies specially bound in blue levant backed boards, the cover stamped and lettered in gilt. 13 x 10 inches ( x.

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Galapagos on the 'Ara' "; a great many more are in the study col­ lections of the Vanderbilt Marine Museum. This volume also contains complete maps of the cruises of and Valuable notes on the habits of some of the species were made in the field by Mr.

Vanderbilt; these notes have been augmented by field-notes made by tbe present. As the novel begins, passengers are waiting at the Hotel El Dorado for "the Nature Cruise of the Century", a round trip to the Galapagos Islands from Ecuador on the new cruise ship Bahía de Darwin.

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