An Account of Two Voyages to the South Seas. [I]: Astrolabe, 1826-1829. [II]: Astrolabe and Zélée, 1837-1840.


Second impression. Two volumes. Small 4to. 634pp, 56 plates (12 in colour), text illustrations and maps. Canvas cloth boards with spine labels, with the slipcase. The blue cloth of the slipcase has a moderate amount of silverfishing; the books in very good clean condition. ISBN 0522843387 *** The first comprehensive translation of the official records of D'Urville's two expeditions to the south seas, Australia and Antarctica.

Title: An Account of Two Voyages to the South Seas. [I]: Astrolabe, 1826-1829. [II]: Astrolabe and Zélée, 1837-1840.

Author Name: DUMONT D'URVILLE, J.S.C. : edited and translated by Helen Rosenman.

Categories: Polar Regions,

Publisher: Melbourne, MUP: 1988

Seller ID: 4580

Keywords: antarctica exploration maritime pacific polar tasmania Van Diemen's Land,