Title The Journal of Post Captain Nicolas Baudin. Commander-in-Chief of the Corvettes "Geographe" and "Naturaliste". Assigned by Order of the Government to a Voyage of Discovery
Edition 1st thus
Publisher Adelaide The Friends of the State Library of South Australia 2004
1876154411 / 9781876154417
Seller ID ID295409
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. A Near Fine copy. Excellent condition. Deluxe edition with blindstamped boards and leather spine. Leather title patches, gilt and raised bands to spine. This edition limited to 300 copies of which 99 were numbered deluxe copies. This is an out-of-series deluxe copy. Translated from the French and with a Preface by Christine Cornell. Foreword by Jean-Paul Faivre. Two black and white maps with an additional large fold-out map of New Holland in rear pocket. xxi, 609 pages Originally published by Libraries Board of South Australia in 1974. There is some additional material in this edition including the fold-out map. Reproduces the text (from Page 1- 609) of the journal of Baudin of his voyage from 1800 to 1803.