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Voyage de La Pérouse autour du monde
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Title

Voyage de La Pérouse autour du monde

By

La Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup, comte de, 1741-1788

Milet de Mureau, Louis Marie Antoine Destouff, baron de.
Mourelle de la Rúa, Francisco Antonio, 1750-1820
Pingré, Alexandre Guy, 1711-1796
Duboy-Laverne, P. D.

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

Paris :Imprimerie de la République,1797.

Notes

Atlas has engraved half-title.

"Relation d'un voyage intéressant de la frégate la Princesse, de Manille à Saint-Blaise, en 1780 et 1781," translated from the Spanish of F. A. Maurelle by A. G. Pingré: t. 1, p. 256-323.

"Extrait de la relation d'un voyage fait en 1779, par don François-Antoine Maurelle ... pour le découverte des côtes occidentales de l'Amérique Septentrionale": t. 1, p. 324-342.

Lapérouse sailed from France in 1785 with the frigates Astrolabe and Boussole to the Pacific and west coast of North America. The expedition visited Easter Island, Hawaii, Macao, Formosa, Aleutian Islands, Samoa, Tonga and Australia. After leaving Botany Bay the expedition disappeared, cf. Hill, Jonathan A., The Hill collection of Pacific voyages, p. 173.

Botanical and ornithological plates are designed by Prévost.

Atlas volume shelved in folio section.

Subjects

1797 , Alaska , Astrolabe (Frigate) , Australia , Boussole (Frigate) , California , Copper engraving , Easter Island , Ethnology , Graphic media : , Hawaii , Korea , Northwest Coast of North America , Ornithology , Pacific Area , Pacific Coast (North America) , Pacific Ocean , Plants , Samoan Islands , Uncolored , Voyages around the world

BHL Collections

Blog Features

Call Number

G477.L36 1797

Language

French

Identifiers

OCLC: 02806831

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.15861

 

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