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Voyage around the World on the Corvette "La Favorite", 1830, 1831, 1832 under the Command of Captain Laplace

Author: Barbara Earman, editor
ISBN #: 9810025394
Price: $25.00
Publisher: Antiques of the Orient Pte Ltd.
Publisher Location: Singapore
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: no jacket, as issued
Edition: First edition
Pub Date: 1991
Light shelf wear to the book; laminated boards, no jacket as issued. Clean and unmarked. First English translation from the French edition of 1833. An important account of a 19th century French circumnavigation of the globe. "Cyrille Pierre Théodore Laplace (7 November 1793 – 24 January 1875) was a French navigator famous for his circumnavigation of the globe on board La Favorite. He was pivotal in the opening of French trade in the Pacific and was instrumental in the establishment of the Hawaiian Catholic Church."--Wikpedia. Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!