Colour plates and Black and White illustrations. Lesson was the assistant surgeon on this voyage but his main claim to fame was as a naturalist: the colour plates in this volume demonstrate this interest. This facsimile is of the Paris de luxe edition and covers the Falklands, South America and the South Sea Islands. Handsomely bound in blue buckram. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : Voyage Autour du Monde. sur la Corvette La ...
Éditeur : Facsimile of the 1838 edition published in Paris. Volume One only. Reproduction of the copy in the British Library. Archival Facsimiles, Alburgh/1987.
Reliure : Hardback.
Description du livre Archival Facsimiles Limited, Alburgh, 1987. Hard Cover. État : Near Fine. Reprint. blue buckram with gilt lettering in green fields., tiny frayed corner-tip to one board. no other flaws, clean, unmarked, sturdy.; facsimile edition of 1838 paris original. states that protecting the original binding during production some pages show curvature.; french text.; 510pp., 11 b/w illustrations, including frontispiece, 4 color plates., early 19th century french account of ocean voyage. extremely scarce as an original, and in this facsimile reprint. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. N° de réf. du libraire 5428