FLEURIEU, Charles Pierre. Voyage autour du Monde, pendant les Annees 1790, 1791, et 1792, par Etienne Marchand...Paris, . 4 vols. 4o, (vols. 1-3 250 x 190 mm.; vol. 4 285 x 210 mm). 16 engraved plates, mostly folding maps (two plates detaching from stubs, dampstain in outer margin of first 20 pp. vol. 1, perforated library stamps to title-page and small ink stamp in upper margin on the following page in each volume, else very good with the plates free from obtrusive ex-library markings). Contemporary quarter-green calf and pink paper over boards, spine gilt, red morocco lettering pieces (boards worn at edges and somewhat along joints, light wear at spine ends, very minor worming to spines). FIRST EDITION.
The preferred quarto edition of this important account of the first French commercial voyage to the Pacific Northwest. Hill pp. 105-6; Howes F195; Sabin 24751 (8o edition). (4)