Voyage of Discovery to the Southern Lands: Second Edition, 1824 (Book IV, Comprising Chapters XXII to XXXIV)
24cm x 16cm. xxxviii, 278 pages,  plates, 1 folding, some colour, 1 foldout map in rear pocket. Blue cloth, gilt lettering, blind decoration
The first published translation into English from the French by Christine Cornell of chapters XXII to XXXIV of Peron’s journey as part of the Baudin expedition as zoologist aboard the Geographe. With a foreword by John Ling and an introduction by Anthony J. Brown. Limited to 400 copies, this being one of 301 copies bound in cloth.
Very minor bump to fore-edge tail corner of lower board. Minor pencil ghost to front free endpaper. Minor crease to fore-edge of folding chart. Near Fine Condition.
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