Author:Jean-François de Galaup de la Pérouse; John Dunmore, (ed.)

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The Journal of Jean-François de Galaup de la Pérouse 1785-1788, Vol. 1 (Hakluyt Society Second Series, No. 179)

By: Jean-François de Galaup de la Pérouse; John Dunmore, (ed.)

Price: $67.95

Publisher: Hakluyt Society: 1994

Seller ID: 144431

ISBN: 0904180387

Condition: Very Good


Book is in excellent condition in light blue cloth with gilt embossed art on cover and print at spine. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind except for five pages of text with underlining. Dust jacket shows signs of shelf wear at edges and corners, no tears. Previous owner's bookplate inside front cover and marked as such at upper front endpaper; last page (blank) has handwritten notes. After James Cook's death, France, with the active support of Louis XVI, organized a large-scale expediti... View more info