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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. Top edges a little spotted, otherwise a very good+ clean copy. 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.
Categories: Maritime and naval,
Publisher: Melbourne, Miegunyah Press (MUP): 1994
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