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Histoire générale des voyages, ou, Nouvelle collection de toutes les relations de voyages par mer et par terre, qui ont ete publiees jusqu'a present dans les differentes langues de toutes les nations connues ... pour former un systeme complet d'histoire et de geographie moderne, qui represente l'etat actuel de toutes les nations, enrichi de cartes geographiques et de figures
Bib ID 3314304
Format BookBook
Author
Prévost, abbé 1697-1763
 
Description Paris : Chez Didot, 1746-1789 
20 v. : illus. (part fold.), facsims., maps (part fold.), port, plans ; 27 cm (4to) 
Notes

Compiled by Prévost, continued by A. G. Meusnier de Querlon, A. Deleyre and J. P. Roussellot de Surgy, with subsequent additions by J. P. J. Du Bois and others. Tomes 1-7 are translated rom John Green's A new general collection of voyages and travels.

Tome 16 compiled by É.M. Chompré has title: Table alphabetique des matieres contenues dans les xv volumes.

Tome 17 is Suite de l'histoire générale des voyages.

Tomes 18-20 have title Continuation de l'histoire générale des voyages.

Imprints vary: t.15-16, Paris : Chez la veuve Didot; t.17, A Amsterdam : Chez Arkstée et Merkus; t.18, Paris : Chez Rozet; t.19, Paris : Chez Panckoucke; t.20, : Paris : Chez Maradan.

Vol. 20 includes voyages of Byron, Carteret, Wallis, Bougainville as well as Cook's first voyage in much detail from 1769-1770.

Simultaneously published an octavo ed. of 80 v.

National Library of Australia's copy imperf. wanting all vols except v. 20.

Subjects Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Journeys -- Oceania -- Early works to 1800.  |  Voyages and travels -- Early works to 1800.  |  Discoveries (in geography) -- Early works to 1800.
Other authors/contributors Meusnier de Querlon, A. G. (Anne-Gabriel), 1702-1780  |  Rousselt de Surgy, Jacques-Philibert, 1737-  |  Chompré, Étienne Maurice, 1701-1784
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Nouvelle collection de toutes lres relations de voyages par mer et par terre ...

Suite de l'histoire générale des voyages

Continuation de l'histoire générale des voyages

Table alphabetique des matieres contenues dans les xv volumes

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