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PERON, M[onsieur] F[rancois] (1775 - 1810)

A Voyage of Discovery to the Southern Hemisphere, performed by order of the Emperor Napoleon, during the years 1801, 1802, 1803, and 1804. (Facsimile edition)

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Prepared for the Press by M. F. Peron, one of the naturalists appointed for the expedition, member of the National Institute, &c. &c. and published in consequence of an Imperial Decree. Translated from the French. London : Richard Phillips, 1809. [Melbourne : Marsh Walsh Publishing, 1975. Facsimile edition]. Octavo, full morocco, small mark to upper board, spine in compartments with gilt-lettering, duplicate spine label in packet on lower pastedown, pp. viii, 9 -314, [2], folding frontispiece, folding view of Sydney, lettered card slipcase. Limited to 350 numbered copies.

The facsimile edition of the first English translation, and only lifetime translation, of Peron’s account of the Baudin expedition.