TOMBEAU DU CHEF TONGAMANA. (TONGA-TABOU).

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Louis Auguste de Sainson


Tombeau du Chef Tongamana. (Tonga-Tabou).

Lithograph, 1830.
Image 8 1/4 x 12" (21.2 x 30.5 cm) plus title and margins.
Good condition. Black and white. Blind stamp below title: "Voyage de l'Astrolab. J. Dumont D'Urville Commandant. J.T."
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 90452
Price: $150.00
Publisher : J. Tastu, Paris.
Assilineau, lth.
Published for "Voyage de la Corvette l'Astrolabe - Atlas Historique."

Paris, 1833. 2 volumes containing 239 lithographs and 8 maps chronicling the first voyage of the Astrolabe (1826-1829) to the south Pacific Ocean, which was undertaken by the French government for scientific and political purposes. Led by Jules Dumont d'Urville, its intention was to gain additional information about the principal groups of islands in the Pacific and to augment the mass of botanical, zoological and mineral data.
18th-19th Century Subjects , Town Views - South Pacific , Misc. Countries

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