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Histoire des navigations aux terres australes. : contenant ce que l'on scait des moeurs & des productions des contrées decouvertes jusqu'à ce jour; & où il est traité de l'utilité d'y faire de plus amples découvertes, & des moyens d'y former un établissement
Bib ID 1769324
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Brosses, Charles de, 1709-1777
 
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Description A Paris : Chez Durand, 1756 
2 v. ([2], xiv, 463 p., 7 folded leaves of plates; [2], 513, [1], 2 p.) : maps ; 26 cm. (4to) 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK4059.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK6956.

Notes

Attributed to Charles de Brosses.

Errata: 2 p. at end of v.2.

Some copies contain the asterisk leaves so called because they are numbered 437*-450* in v.1. These contain the details of the discoveries of the Dutch in Australasia and are not always present.

National Library of Australia's RB and NK copies contain the asterisked leaves.

National Library of Australia's NK6956 set fully bound in calf with marbled endpapers and edges; unidentified stamp on titles pages; bears the bookplate of Rex de C. Nan Kivell (no. 1756/2).

Includes index.

One chart from within available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-41292347

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK4059, NK6956.

Subjects Explorers -- Early works to 1800.  |  Voyages and travels -- Early works to 1800.  |  Islands of the Pacific -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.  |  South America -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.
Other authors/contributors Queirós, Pedro Fernandes de, -1615. Memorial octavo
Exhibited National Library of Australia's NK6956 copy exhibited: "Cook and the Pacific", National Library of Australia, September 2018 - February 2019. 

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NK 6956
Copy: Nan Kivell collection (hbk) - vol. 1
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NK 6956
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NK4059
Copy: Nan Kivell collection (hbk) - vol. 1
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NK4059
Copy: Nan Kivell collection (hbk) - vol. 2
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SR 910.8 B874
Copy: v. 2 (SR1 hbk)
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SR 910.8 B874
Copy: v. 1 (SR3 hbk)
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SR 910.8 B874
Copy: v. 1 (SR2 hbk)
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SR 910.8 B874
Copy: v. 2 (SR3 hbk)
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SR 910.8 B874
Copy: v. 2 (SR2 hbk)
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SR 910.8 B874
Copy: v. 1 (SR1 hbk)
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