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


First edition. Two volumes. 634pp, 56 plates, text illustrations and maps. Canvas cloth boards, red spine labels, cloth-covered slipcase and the publisher's thick paper fold-around slip. A fine clean set. *** 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: 1987

Seller ID: 14373

Keywords: antarctica exploration maritime pacific polar tasmania,