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Voyage de La Pérouse autour du Monde, t.1-4

Creator/Contributor:
La Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup, comte de, 1741-1788, creator
Pingré, Alexandre Guy, 1711-1796, tr.
Mourelle de la Rúa, Francisco Antonio, 1750-1820
Milet-Mureau, L. A. (Louis Antoine), 1756-1825, ed.
Place Of Origin:
France
Paris
Publisher:
Imprimerie de la République
Creation Date:
an V. (1797)
1797
Extent:
4 v. : front. (port.) tables ; 29 x 23 cm. and atlas of plates, maps (partly fold.) plans. 58 cm.
Language:
French
Genre:
atlas
Early works to 1800
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Subjects:
Boussole (Frigate)
Astrolabe (Frigate)
Voyages around the world--Early works to 1800
Discoveries in geography--Early works to 1800
Pacific Area--Early works to 1800
Northwest Coast of North America--Early works to 1800
Notes:
Atlas has engr. half-title.
Vol. 1 includes all preliminary instructions, memoirs, etc. relative to the expedition.
"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 la découverte des côtes occidentales de l'Amérique Septentrionale": t. 1, p. 324-342.
Vol. 2-3: Journal of Lapérouse and tables of the routes of the Boussole and the Astrolabe; v. 4: Supplementary memoirs, letters, etc.
Attribution:
publié conformément au décret du 22 avril 1797, et rédige par M.L.A. Milet-Mureau ...
Classification:
G420 .L2
Repository:
Arnold Arboretum Library (Cambridge), Botany Libraries, Harvard University
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard University
Record ID:
990057031190203941_FMUS.ARN:2757213