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Voyage de la corvette l'Astrolabe : exécuté par ordre du roi, pendant les annees 1826, 1827, 1828, 1829, sous le commandement de M. J. Dumont D'Urville, capitaine de vaisseau
Bib ID 760392
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Description Paris : J. Tastu, 1830-1835 
13 volumes : illustrations ; 25-30 cm. + 4 atlases (53 cm.) 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK3340

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK4402

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK4403

Full contents
  • Histoire du voyage. t.1-5. (Accompanied by Atlas of 45 plates)
  • Zoologie / Mm. Quoy et Gaimard. t.1-4. (Accompanied by Atlas of 198 plates)
  • Faune entomologique de l'Ocean Pacifique / Docteur Boisduval. Premiere partie. Lepidopteres. Deuxieme partie. Coleopteres. (Accompanied by Atlas of 12 plates)
  • Botanique / A. Lesson et A. Richard. (Accompanied by Atlas of 80 plates)
  • Philologie / M. D'Urville
  • Observations nautiques, meteorologiques, hydrographiques et de physique / M. D'Urville.
 
Notes

Some vols. have title: Voyage de decouvertes de l'Astrolabe ...

The 13 vols. of text and 4 atlases are bound in varying numbers of physical volumes.

The 2 vols. sub-titled Philologie and Observations nautiques ... were published by the Ministere de la Marine.

Library's digitised copy stamped 'Ex Dono E.J. Hallstrom', and 18 JUL 1954.

The plates accompanying the Histoire du voyage were drawn by Louis Auguste de Sainson.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-230833374

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK3340, NK4402, NK4403.

The National Library holds several sets, only one of which is complete in itself. Consult the shelf list for detailed holdings.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 1341

Phillips, 201

Subjects Astrolabe Expedition, (1826-1829)  |  Natural history -- Oceania.  |  Islands of the Pacific -- Description and travel.  |  Islands of the Pacific -- Languages.  |  New South Wales -- Description and travel -- To 1850.  |  New Zealand -- Discovery and exploration.
Other authors/contributors Hallstrom, E.J.L. (Edward John Lees), 1886-1970 former owner  |  Boisduval, Jean Baptiste Alphonse Chauffour de, 1799-1879  |  Dumont d'Urville, Jules-Sébastien-César, 1790-1842  |  Gaimard, Paul, 1793-1858  |  Lesson, A. (Adolphe), 1805-  |  Quoy, Jean Rene Constant, 1790-1869  |  Richard, A. (Achille), 1794-1852  |  Sainson, Louis Auguste de, 1801-1887
Also Titled

Voyage de decouvertes de l'Astrolabe

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