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Supplément au voyage de M. de Bougainville, ou, Journal d'un voyage autour du monde, fait par MM. Banks & Solander, Anglois, en 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771 / traduit de l'anglois, par M. de Freville
Bib ID 1536382
Format BookBook
Author
Matra, James Mario, 1748?-1806
 
Uniform Title Journal of a voyage round the world in His Majesty's Ship Endeavour. French
Description Paris : Chez Saillant & Nyon, 1772 
xvi, 362 p. ; 21 cm. (8vo) 
Notes

Translation of Journal of a voyage round the world in His Majesty's Ship Endeavour. Authorship has been variously attributed to Banks, Solander and others. Alan Frost's 'The precarious life of James Mario Matra' (Carlton, Vic., 1995) attributes it to Matra.

First French translation of the earliest (and unauthorised) account of James Cook’s first voyage, published in English as A journal of a voyage round the world (1771), preceding Hawkesworth official account by two years.

Signatures: a⁸ A⁸Z⁸

"Lettre de M. de Commerson...": p. 253-286.

"Vocabulaire abrege de la langue de l'ile Otahiti": p. 241-250.

"Lettre de M. Le B. de G.... au sujet de la possibilite d'un passage de la mer du Nord... dans la mer du Sud... par les mers septentrionales.": p. 287-362.

Cited In

Beddie, M.K. Cook (2nd ed.), 697.

Subjects Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Travel.  |  Endeavour (Ship)  |  Natural history -- Oceania -- Early works to 1800.  |  Tahitian language -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.  |  Voyages around the world -- Early works to 1800.  |  Oceania -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.  |  Australia -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.  |  New Zealand -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.
Other authors/contributors La condamine, Charles Marie de, 1701-1774  |  Bougainville, Louis Antoine, de comte, 1729-1811  |  Commerson, Philibert, 1727-1773  |  Fréville, A. F. J. (Anne François Joachim), 1749-1832
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