Annales Maritimes et Coloniales. Recueil De Lois et Ordonnances Royales, Reglement et Decicions Ministielles, Memoires, Observations et Notices Particulieres, et Generalement De Tout Ce Qui Peut Interesser La Marine et Les Colonies [.] II.e Annee, 1826.

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Printer Wrapper.1.re Partie Annee 1826 - Juillet et Aout. p. 589-636; Annee 1826. - II.e Partie. - Tome 2. 216 pages. One large folding map (54x37cm) showing Cape Horn, Tierra del Fuego, the Falkland Islands and the South Shetland Islands which had only recently been discovered. Two parts of the volume for 1826 bound together. Paper spine partially perished, needs rebinding, untrimmed, old stamp and numbers on front. The map is in fine condition. A source of interesting information on French colonies and maritime exploration. Articles vary in length from half a page to 40 pages: The introduction of indigo to Senegal, voyage round Cape Horn by the covette l'Ariege (with map), Voyage of l'Auguste et Jules to the Philippines via Singapore, observations on navigation at Rio de Janeiro, the River Plate, Buenos Aires and Montevideo, the American Navy, observation on several places in the Red Sea, anchoring places in New York, the forests of French Guyana, planned establishment of a whaling station in New Zealand, discovery of 2 islands in the Ellice Group by Dutch navigators, news from the voyage of the Astrolabe under Captain Dumontd'Urville despatched from Teneriffe, News from an Arctic expedition under Captain John Franklin, return of Kotzebue, return of Bougainville [junior] and Camper, Parry's fifth Arctic expedition.

Title: Annales Maritimes et Coloniales. Recueil De Lois et Ordonnances Royales, Reglement et Decicions Ministielles, Memoires, Observations et Notices Particulieres, et Generalement De Tout Ce Qui Peut Interesser La Marine et Les Colonies [.] II.e Annee, 1826.

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Categories: Antarctica, Arctica,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Paris, Le Ministere De La Marine et Des Colonies: 1826

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Good

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 1947

Keywords: SENEGAL, FRENCH COLONIES, MARINE ROYALE, NAVY, ILE DE BOURBON, REUNION, CAIENNE, ISLAND OF CAYENNE, CAPE HORN, SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS, RIO JANEIRO, BRAZIL, LA PLATA, BUENOS AIRES, MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY, ARGENTINA, INDIGO, MER ROUGE, RED SEA, NEW YORK, ENGLA