# 19036

Tableau abrégé de l’histoire des voyages, ou Fragments les plus curieux des voyages récemment faits dans l’Asie, l’Afrique, l’Amérique et l’Océanie.

Paris : Charles Letaille, [1839]. Duodecimo, pictorial cloth with a hand coloured lithograph on upper board of a Maori couple titled ‘Chongui [i.e. hongi] ou salut a la Nouvelle Zelande’, pp. 123, seven diecut tinted lithographs of people of the world based on the works of Jacques Arago and Domeny de Rienzi, each removable to display separately, plate 6 in facsimile, else a very good copy.

The fifth plate is a striking group of indigenous people from Hawaii, Australia and the South Pacific, plate seven is a portrait of a tattooed warrior of New Zealand.

A stand alone publication, volume 3 in the series Simples récits dédiés au jeune age, the first volume of which was published in 1839.

A two volume edition was published circa 1846 (see Gumuchian 2028).

Not in Forbes; not in Ferguson.

See : Bibliographie de la France, in No 49, 9 November 1839, p. 535, entry no 5405.