Les Naufragés ou vingt mois sur un récif des îles Auckland. Authentic story.
illustrated with 40 woodcuts drawn by A. de Neuville and accompanied by a map.
Paris, Hachette, 1870. Format: quarto, 374 pages.
Half-shagreen binding, ribbed spines decorated with geometric patterns, golden edges.
Portrait, double-page map. The author (François Édouard Raynal): 1830-1898; Moss, steward, planter and gold digger; it was on his way to Campbell Island, in search of a silver mine, that he was shipwrecked.
Some light foxing.
In good condition.