Dumont d'Urville, M. de Sainson - Voyage pittoresque autour du monde - 1834

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Dumont d'Urville, M. de Sainson - Voyage pittoresque autour du monde - 1834
Illustrated, Literature, Travels - Quantity: 1

Travel book adorned with 72 plates and 3 fold-out maps (general map of the picturesque trips around the world, map of the Hawaiian Islands, map of the Tahitian Islands).
Voyage pittoresque autour du monde. Résumé général des voyages de découvertes de Magellan, Tasman, Dampier, Anson, Byron, Wallis, Carteret, Bougainville, Cook, Lapérouse, G.Bligh, Vancouver, d' Entrecasteaux, Wilson, Baudin, Flinders, Krusenstern, Porter, Kotzebue, Freycinet, Bellinghausen, Basil Hall, Duperrey, Paulding, Beechey, Dumont d'Urville, Lutke, Dillon, Laplace, D. Morbell, etc. publié sous la direction de M.dumont d'urville,capitaine de vaisseau accompagné de cartes et de nombreuses gravures en taille douce sur acier, d'après les dessins de M.De sainson, dessinateur du voyage de l'astrolabe.

First edition. Large quarto (19 x 27.6 cm) with 576 pages. Text printed in two columns. Vignette on the title page, 72 plates and 3 fold-out maps (general map of the picturesque voyages around the world, map of the Hawaiian Islands, map of Tahiti); superb intaglio engravings after the drawings of M. de Sainson, illustrator of the Voyage de l'Astrolabe.
Several tipped-in engravings.


It is this very rare and valuable edition.
Only shipped with tracking number.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Illustrated, Literature, Travels
Author/ Illustrator
Dumont d'Urville, M. de Sainson
Book Title
Voyage pittoresque autour du monde
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1834
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Chez L.tendré
Number of pages
574
Dimensions
276×190 mm
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