17 June 2003
DUMONT D'URVILLE, Jules Sebastien Cesar (1790-1842) and others. Entdeckungs-Reise der franzoesischen Corvette Astrolabe... Schaffhausen: Brodtmann, .
2o (344 x 256 mm). Lithographed title and 60 lithographed plates (some mostly pale foxing throughout). Contemporary half calf, marbled boards (a bit rubbed).
A scarce Swiss edition of the richly illustrated research account of Dumont D'Urville's second journey to the south seas to Australia. This single volume is complete as issued; the French edition was published in 13 volumes. Borba de Moraes 1273; Lonchamp 854; Sabin 21210.
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