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Péron Francois Freycinet Louis Claude de
Péron Francois   Freycinet Louis Claude de
Péron Francois   Freycinet Louis Claude de
Péron Francois   Freycinet Louis Claude de
Péron Francois   Freycinet Louis Claude de
Péron Francois   Freycinet Louis Claude de
Péron Francois   Freycinet Louis Claude de

Péron Francois - Freycinet Louis Claude de


Voyage de Découvertes aux Terres Australes


Partie Historique:

Atlas, and

Atlas, deuxieme partie

Paris, Langlois, no date but 1807 and 1811

Hill 1329; Ferguson 449

In large quarto, 32x24 cm

Atlas : in contemporary quarter calf and boards, spine gilt with engraved title

40 plates (2-41) as issued; two of them folding;

20 of them in contemporary colour, one heightened in gold

Plates, separated with fine paper

Rebound in its original binding possibly for being washed. Still a small, brown spot here and there. No repairs, in deep colour and overall in fine condition.

Atlas deuxieme partie: in large quarto, rebound in modern quarter calf, contemporary boards

3 nn lvs; 2 large, folding maps; 3-14 coastal maps

Maps printed on strong, white paper


Both atlases are part of a four volume set reporting Nicolas Baudins voyage around Australia between 1801 and 1804, started by Péron and completed under Freycinet after Pérons death. The famous map of Australia, nr 1 and the equally important folding map of Terre Napoleon, nr 2 were moved by the printer to the second atlas.

Bibliography:

Hordern House: Captain Louis de Freycinet and his voyages to Terres Australes. Sydney; Hordern House, 2010.

€ 11500

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