Frontispiece from Dumont d'Urville's book of travels, 1834.

 
Frontispiece from Dumont d'Urville's book of travels, 1834.
4 0 c m
 
29cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

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Text page with an engraving of a Chinese junk after de Sainson, from 'Voyage pittoresque autour du monde' ('Picturesque voyage round the world') by Jules Dumont d'Urville (1790-1842), published in Paris, 1834-1835. This work is based on his travels between 1826 and 1829, and includes extracts of the voyages of other navigators such as James Cook, Magellan, Tasman and Duperrey.

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