An Officer of the Blue : Marc-Joseph Marion Dufresne, South Sea Explorer, 1724-1772.

By: DUYKER, Edward.

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(Miegunyah Series 1, number 16.) First (and only) edition. Large 8vo. 230pp, 13 maps, 32 plates (11 in colour). Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good to fine. ISBN 0522845657 ***Dufresne was the first of the European expeditioners to have contact with the Tasmanian Aborigines, with the fatal result that was a portent (for him as well as for them) of what was to come.

Title: An Officer of the Blue : Marc-Joseph Marion Dufresne, South Sea Explorer, 1724-1772.

Author Name: DUYKER, Edward.

Categories: Maritime and naval,

Publisher: Melbourne, Miegunyah Press (MUP): 1994

Seller ID: 33589

Keywords: aborigines australia exploration france maori maritime New Zealand pacific tasmania Van Diemen's Land,