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Creator:
Du Petit-Thouars, Abel Aubert, 1793-1864, author.
Title:
Voyage autour du monde sur la frégate la Vénus, pendant les années 1836-1839 : publié par ordre du Roi, sous les auspices du ministre de la marine / par Abel Du Petit-Thomas, Capitaine de vaisseau, Commandeur de la Legion-d'Honneur.
Published/Created:
Paris : Gide, Editeur, Rue De Seine-Saint-Germain, 6 Bis, 1840-1864.
Physical Description:
11 volumes in 9 : illustrations ; 24-25 cm + 4 atlases
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2014 15
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
References: Howes, U.S.IANA, no. P.267
Vol. 6-10 have special title page.
La Vénus visit to California in 1837 is described in v. 2, p. 77-140. Documents relating to the revolution of 1836 in California are printed in v. 4, p. 1-33.
BEIN Zc72 840d Copy 2: Bound in 4 v.
BAC: British Art Center incomplete: lacks volume 5 (text for the Histoire naturell). With 9 volumes of text and 4 atlas volumes). Text volumes and the Atlas pittoresque bound in publisher's original paper covered boards. The remaining atlases bound in contemporary marbled boards.
Contents:
T. 1-4. Relation, par A. Du Petit-Thouars. 4 v. and atlas. 1840-43 -- T. 5. Zoologie: Mammifères, par I. G. Saint-Hilaire. Oiseaux, par F. Prévost and O. Des Murs. Reptiles, par Duméril. Ichthyologie, par A. Valenciennes. and atlas. 1855['46] -- T. 6-10. Physique, par U. de Tessan. 5 v. and atlas. 1842-45 -- T. 11. Botanique, par J. Decaisne. and atlas. 1846.
Subject Terms:
Botany.
California -- History -- 1846-1850.
Costume.
Natural history.
Navigation.
North Pacific Ocean -- Discovery and exploration.
Scientific expeditions -- France.
Vénus (Frigate)
Voyages around the world -- 1800-1850.
Zoology
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- 1840-1864.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1840-1864.
Atlases.
Maps.
Costumes.
Contributors:
Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Etienne, 1772-1844
Prevost Florent.
Des Murs, Marc Athanase Parfait Œillet, 1804-1889.
Duméril, Auguste Henri André, 1812-1870
Valenciennes, M., 1794-1865
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