The Resource A voyage round the world in the years 1785, 1786, 1787 and 1788,, by J.F.G. de La Pérouse: published conformably to the decree of the National Assembly, of the 22d of April, 1791, and edited by L.A. Milet-Mureau, brigadier general in the Corps of engineers, director of the fortifications, ex-constituent, and member of several literary societies at Paris. In three volumes. Translated from the French

A voyage round the world in the years 1785, 1786, 1787 and 1788,, by J.F.G. de La Pérouse: published conformably to the decree of the National Assembly, of the 22d of April, 1791, and edited by L.A. Milet-Mureau, brigadier general in the Corps of engineers, director of the fortifications, ex-constituent, and member of several literary societies at Paris. In three volumes. Translated from the French

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A voyage round the world in the years 1785, 1786, 1787 and 1788,
Title
A voyage round the world in the years 1785, 1786, 1787 and 1788,
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by J.F.G. de La Pérouse: published conformably to the decree of the National Assembly, of the 22d of April, 1791, and edited by L.A. Milet-Mureau, brigadier general in the Corps of engineers, director of the fortifications, ex-constituent, and member of several literary societies at Paris. In three volumes. Translated from the French
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  • engwakypk
  • frewakypk
  • eng
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  • 38963
  • 2202n
  • III:4038
  • T113095
Citation source
  • Sabin
  • Pilling, J.C. North American Indians
  • Brown, J.C. Cat., 1493-1800
  • ESTC
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1741-1788
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La Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • 1756-1825
  • 1750-1820
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  • Milet-Mureau, L. A.
  • Mourelle de la Rúa, Francisco Antonio
  • Cunningham, John
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  • Astrolabe (Frigate)
  • Boussole (Frigate)
  • Voyages around the world
  • Discoveries in geography
  • Wakashan languages
  • Eskimo languages
  • Indian linguistics
  • Indian linguistics
  • Northwest Coast of North America
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A voyage round the world in the years 1785, 1786, 1787 and 1788,, by J.F.G. de La Pérouse: published conformably to the decree of the National Assembly, of the 22d of April, 1791, and edited by L.A. Milet-Mureau, brigadier general in the Corps of engineers, director of the fortifications, ex-constituent, and member of several literary societies at Paris. In three volumes. Translated from the French
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https://archive.org/details/voyageroundworld11lapr
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Publication
Note
  • Translation of: Voyage de La Pérouse autour du monde, first printed Paris, 1797
  • "Narrative of an interesting voyage in the frigate La Princesa from Manilla to San Blaz, in 1780, and 1781", v. 1, p. 340-418, is translated from the Spanish of Don Antonio Mourelle
  • "From the narrative of a voyage made in 1779, by Don Francisco-Antonio Maurelle ... for discovering the west coast of North America", v. 1, p. 418-439, is translated from the Spanish of Don Antonio Mourelle
  • "Tables, shewing the course of L'Boussole, during the years 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, from the time of the ships sailing from Europe till its arrival in Botany Bay": v. 3, p. [1]-32, 3rd count
  • "Tables, shewing the course of l'Astrolabe, during the years 1785, 1786, and 1787, from the time of the ships sailing from Europe till its arrival in Kamtschatka": v. 3, p. [33]-56, 3rd count
  • Includes selections of vocabulary in the Port des Français language, v. 2, p. 152-153, and in the Ecclemach language, v. 2, p. 243-246; these languages would appear to be part of the Wakashan group of languages spoken on the Pacific Northwest coast. There is a selection of vocabulary in the language of the inhabitants of Tchoka island, v. 2, p. 488-498, which is identified as located near the Kamchatka Peninsula
  • Pagination: v. 1: xii, 532 p., [5] leaves of plates (4 folded); v. 2: x, 498 p., [28] leaves of plates (18 folded); v. 3: viii, 446, 60 p., [12] leaves of plates (9 folded)
  • Signatures: v. 1: A (A1 verso blank) B-2L (B7, E5, 2F4 versos blank) 2M2; v. 2: pi1 (pi1 verso blank) a B-2I 2K2 (-2K2); v. 3: A (A1 verso blank) B-2E 2F (-2F8) a-b d c f-h (f1 verso blank) i2
  • Errata: v. 1, p. xii; v. 2, p. x; v. 3, p. viii
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
1 online resource (3 v.
Form of item
online
Note
  • John Carter Brown Library copy 1 imperfect: v. 1, p. xi-xii has upper corner wanting, affecting some text and page numbers; wanting p. 7-10 and p. 327-330; also wanting plates intended to be bound facing p. 9, 138, 202, 330, and 404.
  • John Carter Brown Library copy 1 bound in contemporary full treed calf.
  • Provenance of the John Carter Brown Library copy 1: John Cunningham: ms. autograph at head of caption title pages of each volume.
  • John Carter Brown Library copy 2 imperfect: Library has v. 2 only; wanting plate intended to be bound facing p. 9.
  • John Carter Brown Library copy 2 bound in contemporary full treed calf.
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illustrations, maps, port., music)
Specific material designation
remote
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A voyage round the world in the years 1785, 1786, 1787 and 1788,, by J.F.G. de La Pérouse: published conformably to the decree of the National Assembly, of the 22d of April, 1791, and edited by L.A. Milet-Mureau, brigadier general in the Corps of engineers, director of the fortifications, ex-constituent, and member of several literary societies at Paris. In three volumes. Translated from the French
Link
https://archive.org/details/voyageroundworld11lapr
Publication
Note
  • Translation of: Voyage de La Pérouse autour du monde, first printed Paris, 1797
  • "Narrative of an interesting voyage in the frigate La Princesa from Manilla to San Blaz, in 1780, and 1781", v. 1, p. 340-418, is translated from the Spanish of Don Antonio Mourelle
  • "From the narrative of a voyage made in 1779, by Don Francisco-Antonio Maurelle ... for discovering the west coast of North America", v. 1, p. 418-439, is translated from the Spanish of Don Antonio Mourelle
  • "Tables, shewing the course of L'Boussole, during the years 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, from the time of the ships sailing from Europe till its arrival in Botany Bay": v. 3, p. [1]-32, 3rd count
  • "Tables, shewing the course of l'Astrolabe, during the years 1785, 1786, and 1787, from the time of the ships sailing from Europe till its arrival in Kamtschatka": v. 3, p. [33]-56, 3rd count
  • Includes selections of vocabulary in the Port des Français language, v. 2, p. 152-153, and in the Ecclemach language, v. 2, p. 243-246; these languages would appear to be part of the Wakashan group of languages spoken on the Pacific Northwest coast. There is a selection of vocabulary in the language of the inhabitants of Tchoka island, v. 2, p. 488-498, which is identified as located near the Kamchatka Peninsula
  • Pagination: v. 1: xii, 532 p., [5] leaves of plates (4 folded); v. 2: x, 498 p., [28] leaves of plates (18 folded); v. 3: viii, 446, 60 p., [12] leaves of plates (9 folded)
  • Signatures: v. 1: A (A1 verso blank) B-2L (B7, E5, 2F4 versos blank) 2M2; v. 2: pi1 (pi1 verso blank) a B-2I 2K2 (-2K2); v. 3: A (A1 verso blank) B-2E 2F (-2F8) a-b d c f-h (f1 verso blank) i2
  • Errata: v. 1, p. xii; v. 2, p. x; v. 3, p. viii
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
1 online resource (3 v.
Form of item
online
Note
  • John Carter Brown Library copy 1 imperfect: v. 1, p. xi-xii has upper corner wanting, affecting some text and page numbers; wanting p. 7-10 and p. 327-330; also wanting plates intended to be bound facing p. 9, 138, 202, 330, and 404.
  • John Carter Brown Library copy 1 bound in contemporary full treed calf.
  • Provenance of the John Carter Brown Library copy 1: John Cunningham: ms. autograph at head of caption title pages of each volume.
  • John Carter Brown Library copy 2 imperfect: Library has v. 2 only; wanting plate intended to be bound facing p. 9.
  • John Carter Brown Library copy 2 bound in contemporary full treed calf.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, port., music)
Specific material designation
remote

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