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Decouvertes des Francois, en 1768 & 1769, dans le sud-est de la Nouvelle Guinee et Reconnoissances posterieures des memes Terres par les Navigateurs Anglois; qui leur ont impose de nouveaux noms; precedees de l'Abrege historique des Navigations & des Decouvertes des Espagnols dans les memes Parages by  ancien Capitaine de Vaisseau FLEURIEU (Charles Pierre Claret). Par M.*** - First - 1790 - from Argosy Book Store and Biblio.com

Decouvertes des Francois, en 1768 & 1769, dans le sud-est de la Nouvelle Guinee et Reconnoissances posterieures des memes Terres par les Navigateurs Anglois; qui leur ont impose de nouveaux noms; precedees de l'Abrege historique des Navigations & des Decouvertes des Espagnols dans les memes Parages

by FLEURIEU (Charles Pierre Claret). Par M.***, ancien Capitaine de Vaisseau

Condition: very good


Paris: L'Imprimerie Royale, 1790. First. paperback. very good. 1 volume, 4to, xvi (title, opinion of the bookbinder, errata, foreword); iv (table of contents); 309 pages of text, wide margins, 12 folding maps and plates numbered I - XII. Original blue wrappers, quite rubbed, lacks spine, deckled edges. Paris: L'Imprimerie Royale, 1790. First Edition. Internally very good. Charles Pierre Claret de Fleurieu (1738-1810) entered the navy at age fourteen. He was an explorer, hydrographer and French politician, notably Minister of Marine under Louis XVI and a member of the Institut de France. Small early signature on title page.


  • Bookseller: Argosy Book Store US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 262344
  • Title: Decouvertes des Francois, en 1768 & 1769, dans le sud-est de la Nouvelle Guinee et Reconnoissances posterieures des memes Terres par les Navigateurs Anglois; qui leur ont impose de nouveaux noms; precedees de l'Abrege historique des Navigations & des Decouvertes des Espagnols dans les memes Parages
  • Author: FLEURIEU (Charles Pierre Claret). Par M.***, ancien Capitaine de Vaisseau
  • Format/binding:Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - very good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First
  • Publisher: L'Imprimerie Royale
  • Place: Paris
  • Date published: 1790


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