Lot 342 of 627:
D'Urville, Voyage Autour du Monde, 1853  

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Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Voyage Autour du Monde
Author:
D'Urville, Jules S.C. Dumont
Place:
Paris
Publisher:
Furne
Date:
1853
Description:

2 volumes. [iv], 550, [1]; 542, [1] pp. Frontispieces, complete with a chart at the rear of each volume and a total of 44 b&w plates. (4to) 26.5x16 cm (10¼x7") black calf-backed pebbled cloth, gilt spines.  New Edition, corrected and updated.

Text in French. A narrative of voyages across the world's oceans and seas as discovered and charted by Magellan, Vancouver, La Peyrouse, d'Entrecasteaux, Cook, Anson, Bligh, Freycinet and a multitude of others.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light wear to cloth with rubbing to extremities; ownership labels on front pastedowns, scattered foxing throughout affecting some plates, some foxing to folding charts, tape repairs to chart in vol. 1; very good.
 
Item number:
280708
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