Wingfield Press for Olive Wright. First edition 1950, autographed by Olive Wright, soft cover. Some foxing and slight tearing at edges of dust cover.
Extract from Back Cover:
"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."