A voyage round the world : performed by order of His Most Christian Majesty, in the years 1766, 1767, 1768, and 1769 / by Lewis de Bougainville, Colonel of Foote, and Commodore of the expedition, in the frigate La Boudeuse, and the store-shop L'Etoile ; translated from the French by John Reinhold Forster.
- Additional Title(s):
Voyage autour du monde. English.
- London : Printed for J. Nourse, bookseller to His Majesty, in the Strand; and T. Davies, bookseller to the Royal Academy, in Russel-Street, Covent-Garden, 1772.
- Physical Description:
- xxviii, 476 p.,  folded eaves of plates : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsG420 .B68 1772+ Copy 1 OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Engraving by J. Bayly.
First edition in English.
Error in pagination; p. 458 is mistakenly numbered p. 58.
English short title catalogue, T82890
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 6869
Errata information: p. 476.
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 bound in calf. Copy 2 is a large paper copy, bound in contemporary boards.
- Subject Terms:
- Boudeuse (Frigate)Davies, T. -- Publisher.Engraving -- Specimens -- 1772.Nourse, J. -- Publisher.Oceania -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.Voyages around the world -- Early works to 1800.
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Bougainville, Louis-Antoine de, comte, 1729-1811, A voyage round the world , 1772
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