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A voyage round the world, performed in the years 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788

Author: Jean-François de Galaup La Pérouse, comte de; L A Milet-Mureau; Francisco Antonio Mourelle de la Rúa; Jean Michel Moreau
Publisher: London : Printed by A. Hamilton, for G.G. and J. Robinson, Paternoster-Row; J. Edwards, Pall-Mall; and T. Payne, Mews-gate, Castle-Street., 1798-99.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-François de Galaup La Pérouse, comte de; L A Milet-Mureau; Francisco Antonio Mourelle de la Rúa; Jean Michel Moreau
OCLC Number: 7378850
Notes: Frontispiece of v. 1, t.p., plate, etc., of atlas dated 1798.
Atlas has engraved t.p., signed J.M. Moreau, jun.
Pagination: v. 1: [8], lvi, 539, [1] p., [1] leaf of plates; v. 2: viii, 304, *297-*304, 305-312 *305-*312, 313-320, *313-*320, 321-531, [17] p.; v. 3: [4] p., [90] leaves of plates.
The [90] leaves of plates in the atlas volume consist of 69 numbered plates, with 21 double and 48 single plate leaves.
" ... an abridged translation into English. This edition is usually considered to be the best one in English." Cf. Hill.
Chapters 7-11 describe that portion of the voyage from Mt. St. Elias to Monterey; includes accounts of the natives and the fur trade, and an account of Mourelle's voyage to the Northwest Coast in 1779.
Description: 2 volumes : portrait ; 31 cm (4to) + atlas ([4] pages, 69 leaves of plates (some folded) including 31 maps : illustrations ; 44 cm (fol)
Other Titles: Voyage de La Pérouse autour du monde.
Charts and plates to La Pérouse's Voyage
Responsibility: by the Boussole and Astrolabe, under the command of J.F.G. de La Pérouse: published by order of the National Assembly, under the superintendence of L.A. Milet-Mureau ... ; In two volumes. ; Illustrated by a variety of charts and plates, in a separate folio volume. ; Translated from the French.

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