MAISON DES MISSIONNAIRES ANGLAIS A HIHIFO. (TONGA TABOU.)

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Louis Auguste de Sainson


Maison des Missionnaires Anglais a Hihifo. (Tonga Tabou.)

Lithograph, 1830.
Image 8 1/8 x 12 1/8" (20.5 x 31 cm) plus title and margins.
Fair to good condition - some faint foxing and tears along edges. Wide margins. Black and white. Blind stamp below title: "Voyage de l'Astrolab. J. Dumont D'Urville Commandant. J.T."
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 90469
Price: $150.00
Publisher : J. Tastu, Paris.
L. Vitasse, Lithographer.
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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