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PAGÈS, Pierre Marie François (Vicomte de).

Voyages autour du monde, et vers les deux pôles, par terre et par mer,

pendant les années 1767, 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1773, 1774 et 1776.

Stock Code
98426
Paris, Chez Moutard, 1782
£3,500

The first edition of an important early account of the Southern polar regions. In addition to his circumnavigation, Pagès served on Kerguélen-Trémarec's unsuccessful voyage to the South Pole and traveled to Spitzbergen on a Dutch Whaler.

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Description

First edition. 2 vols, 8vo, 432; 272pp., 10 folding engraved plates and maps. Contemporary mottled calf gilt, red and green morocco labels, heads of spines slightly chipped, small split to upper joint vol. II, a very good set.

Bibliography

Howes P-13; Sabin 58168; Spence 887.

Stock ID:98426

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