An Account in Two Volumes of Two Voyages to the South Seas by Captain (later Rear-Admiral) Jules S-C Dumont D’Urville of the French Navy to Australia, New Zealand, Oceania 1826-1829 in the Corvette Astrolabe and to the Straits of Magellan, Chile, Oceania, South-East Asia, Australia, Antarctica, New Zealand and Torres Strait 1837-1840 in the Corvettes Astrolabe and Zelee translated from the French and edited by Helen Rosenman 2 Volume set in Slipcase from the library of author Margaret Lawrie

Dumont D'Urville, Jules S-C; Rosenman, Helen

$110.00

Publisher: Melbourne University Press
Place Published: Melbourne
Edition: 1st thus
Date Published: 1987
Illustrator: b&w and colour illustrations
Size: 2 vols large 8vo

Two volume set in slipcase; the text of Dumont D’Urville’s account of his two voyages to the South Seas, here edited and translated by Helen Rosenman; Volume I Astrolabe 1826-1829 (Australia, New Zealand, Oceania), Volume II Astrolabe and Zelee 1837-1840 (Straits of Magellan, Chile, Oceania, South-East Asia, Australia, Antarctica, New Zealand and Torres Strait); both volumes with numerous text and plate illustrations; cream cloth boards with red title labels and gilt titling to spines; housed in blue cloth slipcase; from the library of Margaret Lawrie (author of Myths and Legends of Torres Strait), whose signed bookplate appears to front pastedowns of both volumes; both volumes Very Good throughout, with mild foxing to endpapers, prelims and text blocks; spines of both vols a little foxed and faded; slipcase a little rubbed.

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