Hardcover, 8vo., very good condition in colour illus dustjacket, black & white illus., maps, notes, bibliography, index, 296pp. Louis de Bougainville 1729-1811 is best known for his circumnavigation of the globe in 1766-1769. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : Storms and Dreams: Louis de Bougainville: ...
Éditeur : Sydney, ABC Books, 2005.
Description du livre Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Sydney NSW, 2005. Hardcover. État : As New. Etat de la jaquette : As New. 165 x 240. An as new HB of 296 pages with a as new DJ. Lois-Antoine Comte de Bougainville (1729-1811) is best known for his circumnavigation of the globe from 1766 to 1769. Throughout a long and distinguished life, he participated in many ot the turning points of world history: the birth of the United states, the fall of French Canada, the opening of the Pacific, the French revolution and the Revolutionary Wars, the crowning of Napoleon and the modernisation of France. A true Man of Enlightenment, he was gifted in navigation, seamanship, soldiering, mathematics, latitude and longitude- many of the arts that made his age one of the most productive and creative in modern history. N° de réf. du libraire 005714
Description du livre ABC Books, Sydney, 2005. Hardcover. État : Very Good. Etat de la jaquette : Very Good. Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; World History; ISBN: 0733314589. ISBN/EAN: 9780733314582. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18795. N° de réf. du libraire 18795
Description du livre ABC Enterprises(Australian Broadcasting Corpo, 2005. Hardcover. État : Fine. Etat de la jaquette : Near Fine. N° de réf. du libraire 27840
Description du livre ABC Books, Sydney, NSW, Australia, 2005. Hardcover and Dustjacket. État : Near Fine. Etat de la jaquette : Near Fine. First Australian Edition. 296pp., intext b/white illustrations: maps and engravings. Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over tight spine. Plain green boards undamaged. Several formerly dog-eared leaves, else text-block pristine. Subject, portrait-art illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgworn only. John Dunmore, distinguished historian, and an expert on French Pacific exploration, brings to 'life', on paper, the multi-facetted talents of soldier, explorer, navigator, mathematician, statesman . . . Louis-Antoine Comte de Bougainville (1729-1811). Contents include: Prelims., Part 1/ Early Years. 2/ War in Canada. 3/ Creating a Colony. 4/ Sailing Around the World. 5/ War and Revolution. Appendix, Notes, Bibliography, Index. Maps. Book weight approx. 910g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. N° de réf. du libraire 009087