1862 Voyages of Laperouse Oceania Shipwreck Adventures Illustrated Samoa BINDING

VALENTIN, Francois

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The Oceania expedition by French naval officer Jean-Francois de Laperouse is one of the most infamous adventures, most-remembered for vanishing! This rare work by Francois Valentin includes three charming illustrations of major events in the expedition. This expedition included studies of astronomy, stars, time, clocks, and marine movement.

 

This mid-19th-century French edition was published in Tours in an exquisite, embossed blue and gold binding

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1862 Voyages of Laperouse Oceania Shipwreck Adventures Illustrated Samoa BINDING

 

The Oceania expedition by French naval officer Jean-Francois de Laperouse is one of the most infamous adventures, most-remembered for vanishing! This rare work by Francois Valentin includes three charming illustrations of major events in the expedition. This expedition included studies of astronomy, stars, time, clocks, and marine movement.

 

This mid-19th-century French edition was published in Tours in an exquisite, embossed blue and gold binding

 

Item number: #11410

Price: $499

 

VALENTIN, Francois

 

Voyages et aventures de Lapérouse

 

Tours: Mame et Cie, 1862.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [4], 284
    • 4 engraved plates:
      • Engraved title page
      • Shipwreck at Port des Francais
      • French officers greeted by Spanish missionaires
      • Death of Captain Langle, and sailors at Maouna
    • Language: French
    • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
    • Size: ~7.5in X 4.5in (19cm x 11.5cm)

 

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11410

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

VALENTIN, Francois

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

French

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete