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Voyage of discovery to the southern lands : second edition, 1824. Book I to III, comprising chapters I to XXI / by François Péron ; continued by Louis de Freycinet ; translated from the French by Christine Cornell ; introduction by Anthony J. Brown
Bib ID 3670079
Format BookBook
Author
Péron, François, 1775-1810
 
Uniform Title Voyage de découvertes aux terres australes. Chapitre 1-21. English
Description Adelaide : Friends of the State Library of South Australia, 2006 
lxxxiii, 430 p. [14] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.), folded maps, ports. ; 25 cm. + 1 folded map in back pocket. 
ISBN 187615439X
1876154403
Summary

Covers the voyage from France 1800-1802, describing the expedition's discoveries in Western Australia and Tasmania, as well as visits to Timor and Sydney. Includes Peron's observations on the Tasmanian aborigines and on the convict colony.

Notes

Includes index.

"Edition limited to 400 copies of which 99 are numbered and bound in quarter leather"-- Verso t.p.

"This translation has been made from the second French edition (1824)"-- Verso t.p.

Library's Legal Deposit copy is unnumbered ed. of 99 bound in quarter leather.

Subjects Baudin, Nicolas, 1754-1803 -- Travel.  |  Naturaliste (Ship)  |  Casuarina (Ship)  |  Géographe (Ship)  |  Language - Vocabulary - Word lists.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  Australia -- Discovery and exploration -- French.  |  Tasmania (Tas)  |  Port Jackson (Sydney SI56-05)
Other authors/contributors Cornell, Christine  |  Freycinet, Louis Claude Desaulses de, 1779-1842  |  State Library of South Australia. Friends

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