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Pernety, Antoine-Joseph, 1716–1801

The history of a voyage to the Malouine (or Falkland) Islands, made in 1763 and 1764 : under the command of M. de Bougainville, in order to form a settlement there : and of two voyages to the Streights of Magellan, with an account of the Patagonians / translated from Dom Pernety's Historical journal, written in French ; illustrated with copper plates.

Additional Title(s):

Journal historique d'un voyage fait aux iles Malouines. English

London : Printed for T. Jefferys, in the Strand, MDCCLXXI [1771]
Physical Description:
[4], xvii, [1], 294 p., 16 leaves of plates (6 folded) : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F3031 .P4714 1771+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
First French edition, 1769, has title: Journal historique d'un voyage fait aux Îles malouines (Berlin, 1769)
Somewhat abridged by the translator. Cf. Advertisement to the reader.
English short title catalogue, T82910
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in gilt-stamped calf binding. Bookplate: Sir Robert Johnson Eden.
Subject Terms:
Bougainville, Louis-Antoine de, comte, 1729-1811.
Eden, Robert Johnson, Sir -- Bookplate.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1771.
Falkland Islands -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Jefferys, T. -- Publisher.
Magellan, Strait of (Chile and Argentina) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Natural history -- Falkland Islands -- Early works to 1800.
Patagonia (Argentina and Chile) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Patagonians -- Early works to 1800.
Travel literature.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Jefferys, Thomas, -1771, publisher.

  • Contents of the plates: General chart
  • St. Catherines Island, &c.
  • Rio de la Plata
  • Plan of Montevideo
  • Spaniards at Montevideo
  • Spanish Lady of Montevideo
  • A Spaniard of Montevideo
  • A Spanish gentleman of Montevideo
  • An Indian of Montevideo
  • Malouine or Falkland Islands
  • Plan and view of Acarron Bay
  • Streights of Magellan
  • The Patagonians
  • Fishes found in this voyage
  • Birds found in this voyage
  • Sea Lyons found in this voyage.

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