Title: Dumont D'Urville : explorer & polymath.
Publisher: Otago, NZ Otago University Press 2014
Seller ID: 33215
672pp, coloured frontis portrait, other coloured and b&w illustrations, 10 maps. Papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine (new). ISBN 1877578703 *** A new and thorough biography of Jules-Sébastien-César Dumont D'Urville (1790-1842), who led two maritime expeditions to the Pacific (1826-29 and 1837-40) and was the first French explorer to visit the Antarctic. [NOTE that this is a heavy book and may require additional postage]
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