A Voyage Round The World, Performed In The Years 1785, 1786, 1787, And 1788 By The Boussole And Astrolabe, Under The Command Of
Milet De Mureau, Louis Marie Antoine Destouff, Baron.
Price: 406.50 USD
London: for G.G. & J. Robinson, 1799. 3nd edition of the English translation. Full calf rebacked with the original gilt decorated spine laid on, original marbled endpapers. lvi, 539 pp. The account of De La PĒrouse four year circumnavigation was first published in French in 1797, the following year another French and two English editions appeared. This London edition of 1799 is the last to appear in the BMC. Volume I only, lacks volume II and the atlas. Light foxing, minor wear to the extremities, still a nice copy inside and out. Very good condition BMC.
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