Voyage Autour du Monde

SKU: 031935
Regular price £550.00 GBP inc. VAT
Full title reads 'Voyage autour du monde, fait en 1764 et 1765, sur le Vaisseau de Guerre Anglois le Dauphin; commande par le Chef-d'Escadre Byron; dans lequel on trouve une Description exacte du Detroit de Magellan, et des Geans appelles Patagons, ainsi que de Sept Isles nouvellement decouvertes dans la mer du Sud. Traduit de l'anglois par M. R***.' 1st edition in French. 335 pp. Engraved frontispiece, variable spotting and browning. Uncut in contemporary carta rustica. The 68 preliminary pages are entirely dedicated to proving that the Patagonian giants indeed exist! Bookplate from Kenn Back (1942-, Meteorologist for the British Antarctic Survey and descendant of the Arctic Explorer Captain George Back). When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 344g. (YBP Ref: 031935:15(4f))
  • Author: BYRON, John
  • Illustrator:
  • Publisher: Molini
  • Condition: Good
  • Jacket Condition:
  • Size: 12mo - over 63/4in - 73/4in tall
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Type:
  • Published in:
  • Published Date: 1767
  • Edition: 1st
  • Inscription:
  • Language: French