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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jean-François de Galaup La Pérouse, comte de; L A Milet-Mureau; Francisco Antonio Mourelle de la Rúa; Jean Michel Moreau
|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: , lvi, 539,  p.,  leaf of plates; v. 2: viii, 304, *297-*304, 305-312 *305-*312, 313-320, *313-*320, 321-531,  p.; v. 3:  p.,  leaves of plates.
The  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 ( 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.|