Lot n° 130
40 - 50
DUMONT D'URVILLE (Jules) [Dir.]. Voyage pittoresque autour du monde. Résumé général des voyages de découvertes de Magellan, Tasman, Dampier, Anson... A Paris, L. Tenré, 1834.
DUMONT D'URVILLE (Jules) [Dir.]. A picturesque voyage around the world. General summary of the voyages of discovery of Magellan, Tasman, Dampier, Anson... In Paris, L. Tenré, 1834. 2 volumes in-4, antique pink cardboard of the time, tan basane title-piece on the spines, (corners, spines, and headpieces worn, a few russets, a few pages out of order; large tear repaired on a map, tear without missing on another folding map).
Work illustrated with 2 plates of portraits of navigators, 2 large folding maps (one of the world, and one of the Pacific), and 284 woodcut plates, most of them offering two vignettes. Among these, 4 double plates are maps, of Hawaii, Tahiti, Tonga and New Zealand.
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