[MAGRA, James.]

Journal d'un voyage autour du monde, en 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771 ...

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Journal d’un voyage autour du monde, en 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771 …
traduit de ‘Anglois, par M. de Fréville.
Paris, Saillant & Nyon, 1772

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Description

This first French edition of Magra constitutes the first book in French on the east coast of Australia. Added to the account are letters from Philibert de Commerson on Madagascar, and from Baron ‘de G’ on possible north-west and north-east passages.

Description

First edition in French. 8vo, xvi, 362, [iii] pp., contemporary marbled calf gilt, edges red, a fine example.

Bibliography

Beddie, 696.

 

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