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Voyage de decouvertes aux terres australes : execute par ordre de sa Majeste, l'Empereur et Roi, sur les corvettes le Geographe, le Naturaliste et la Goelette le Casuarina, pendant les annees 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803 et 1804; publie par decret imperial, ... / et redige par M. F. Peron
Bib ID 83960
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Peron, Francois, 1775-1810
 
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Description Paris : De l'Imprimerie Imperiale, 1807-1817 
3 volumes : illustrations (some colour), portrait ; 32 cm. + atlas (2 v. ; 36 cm.) + atlas accompanying vol. [3] (56 cm.) 
Full contents
  • Tome 1. Historique. 1807.
  • Tome 2. Historique. 1816.
  • [Tome 3.] Navigation et geographie. 1815.
  • Atlas historique par MM. Leseur et Petit. 1807-1811 (pt. 1, 1807, contains 40 ethnological and zoological plates of Australia, mostly coloured, numbered 2-41. Ferguson entry 449 states "... plate 1 of part 1 being also no. 1 of part 2"; pt. 2, 1811, contains 14 folded maps and plans).
  • Atlas, partie navigation et geographique [i.e. accompanying t. [3]]. 1812. Contains 32 charts
 
Notes

Port. of F. Peron as frontispiece to vol. 1

C.L.D. de Freycinet commanded the expedition to which Peron was naturalist.

Tome 1, Historique, written by Peron. Tome 2, Historique, partly written by Peron but completed by Freycinet. Navigation et geographie [vol. 3] written by Freycinet

National Library of Australia's NK889 copy bears the bookplate of Rex de C. Nan Kivell (no. 1807/7).

Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2635274638

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 449

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 603

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 536

Subjects Baudin, Nicolas, 1754-1803 -- Travel.  |  Naturaliste (Ship)  |  Casuarina (Ship)  |  Geographe (Ship)  |  Natural history -- Australasia.  |  Australasia -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Pacific Ocean -- Discovery and exploration -- French.  |  Pacific Ocean -- Discovery and exploration -- French -- Maps.
Other authors/contributors Lesueur, Charles Alexandre, 1778-1846  |  Petit, Nicolas-Martin, 1777-1804  |  Freycinet, Louis Claude Desaulses de, 1779-1842. Voyage de decouvertes aux terres australes ... : partie navigation et geographie. Atlas
Exhibited Library's NK889 copy exhibited: "Mapping our World : Terra incognita to Australia", National Library of Australia, Canberra, 7 November 2013 to 10 March 2014. 

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FRM F449
Copy: FRM copy v.1-3 (Petherick)
Special Collections Reading Room
FRM F449 (Atlas)
Copy: FRM copy atlas
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GMMq 910.4 PER
Copy: Mathews collection (hbk)
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N F449
Copy: N1 copy (Parliamentary Library)
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N F449 (Atlas)
Copy: N atlas copy
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NK 4537
Copy: Nan Kivell collection
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NK 874
Copy: Nan Kivell collection
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NK660 (v.1-2 only)
Copy: Nan Kivell collection - v. 1-2 only
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NK889
Copy: Nan Kivell collection
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PIC Volume 596 #U7485-U7524 NK4536
Copy: PIC NK 4536 copy
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PIC Volume 600 #U3113-U3153 NK660
Copy: PIC NK 660 Atlas pt.1
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PIC Volume 602 #S2122-S2162
Copy: PIC Atlas pt.1
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