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Creator:
Bougainville, Louis-Antoine de, comte, 1729-1811.
Title:
Voyage autour du monde, par le frégate du roi, La Boudeuse, et la fl̂ute L'Etoile; en 1766, 1767, 1768 & 1769.
Published/Created:
A Paris : Chez Saillant & Nyon, Libraires, rue S. Jean-de-Beauvais. De l'imprimerie de Le Breton, premier imprimeur ordinaire du roi., M.DCC.LXXI [1771]
Physical Description:
[8], 417, [3] p., [23] leaves of plates ([20] folded) : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
G420 .B68 1771
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Earliest French circumnavigation of the globe and one of the first in which scientific experiments were included.
Dedication signed (p. [7]): De Bougainville.
Engraved vignette on t.p.
The maps are numbered 1-19; no. 16 in 2 parts. There are 3 additional plates numbered 1-3.
Sabin, 6864
Brunet, I:1167
"Vocabulaire de l'ile Taiti", p. 389-402.
Appendix on Tahitian language pronunciation by Jacob Rodrigue Pereire, p. 403-407.
Errata statement, p. [1] at end.
Approbation, p. [3] at end.
Subject Terms:
Boudeuse (Frigate)
Discoveries in geography -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1771.
Etoile (Ship)
Oceania -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.
Tahitian language -- Dictionaries -- French -- Early works to 1800.
Voyages around the world -- Early works to 1800.
Contributors:
Pereira, Jacob Rodrigues, 1715-1780.
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