New Zealand 1826-1827

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Wingfield Press for Olive Wright. First edition 1950, autographed by Olive Wright, soft cover. Some foxing and slight tearing at edges of dust cover.


"Contains a biographical essay on the French navigator Dumont d'urville (1790-1842) together with a scholarly translation of that part of his diary which was written on board the Astrolabe during her passage through the coastal waters of New Zealand in 1826-27. ... The rest of the book is a translation of the New Zealand section of the French narrative which was prepared for publication by d'Urville ... and completed in 1835"-

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"This beautifully produced volume contains a biographical essay on the French navigator Dumont d"Urville  (1790-1842) together with a scholarly translation of the part of his diary which was written on board the Astrolabe during her passage through the coastal waters waters of New Zealand in 1826-27."

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