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Discoveries of the French in 1768 and 1769, to the south-east of New Guinea : with the subsequent visits to the same lands by English navigators who gave them new names : to which is prefixed an historical abridgement of the voyages and discoveries of the Spaniards in the same seas / by M. ***, formerly a captain in the French navy. Translated from the French
Bib ID 1602480
Format BookBook
Author
Fleurieu, C. P. Claret (Charles Pierre Claret), comte de, 1738-1810
 
Uniform Title Decouvertes des Francois, en 1768 & 1769, dans le sud-est de la Nouvelle Guinee. English
Description London : Printed for John Stockdale ..., 1791 
[iv], xxiv, [3], 323, [1] pages, 12 folded leaves of plates : folded illustrations, folded maps ; 31 cm. (4to) 
Series

Hallstrom Pacific Collection (RBq MISC 2132)

Notes

Translation of: Decouvertes des Francois, en 1768 & 1769, dans le sud-est de la Nouvelle Guinee...

Includes appendix: Extract from a memoir on the existence and situation of the Islands of Solomon, presented to the Royal Academy of Sciences, Jan, 9, 1781, by M. Bauche.

Errata, and, "To the binder": p. [1] at end.

One of the Library's FRM 105 NL copies has the spine title: Discoveries of the French and is stamped "Library Department of External Territories".

One of the Library's FRM 105 NL copies has the spine title: Discoveries to the S.E. of New Guinea.

One of the Library's FRM 105 NL copies has the spine title: Discoveries of the French and is stamped "Department of External Territories".

The Library's FRM 105 Petherick copy has the spine title "French discoveries in the South Seas". It is fully bound in green leather.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK6694.

Robinson copy has the bookplate of W. S. Robinson and John Smyth Heath

Binder's title: French discoveries in 1768 & 69.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 105

C & C 2749

ESTC T098594

Subjects Bougainville, Louis-Antoine de, comte, 1729-1811.  |  Cook, James, 1728-1779.  |  Queirós, Pedro Fernandes de, -1615.  |  Surville, Jean François de, 1717-1770.  |  Discoveries in geography -- French -- Early works to 1800.  |  Solomon Islands -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Vanuatu -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Oceania -- Discovery and exploration -- French.  |  Oceania -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish.  |  Oceania -- Discovery and exploration -- British.  |  Pacific Ocean -- Discovery and exploration -- British.  |  Pacific Ocean -- Discovery and exploration -- French.  |  Pacific Ocean -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish.
Other authors/contributors Buache, Jean Nicolas, 1741-1825

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    FRM F105
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