11-13-2011 11-13-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2571B Boston
November 13, 2011 11:00 AMCalender

(Travel and Exploration, Perouse), La Perouse, Jean Francois Galaup de (1741-1788) a and Labillardiere, Jacques Julien Houton de (1755-

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2571B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 13, 2011 11:00AM


La Perouse, Jean Francois Galaup de (1741-1788) and Jacques Julien Houton de Labillardiere (1755-1834) Atlas pour Servir a la Relation du Voyage a la Recherche de la Perouse. Paris: Jansen & Dien, [1800].
Folio, atlas volume only, engraved title, illustrated with large folding map and forty-four full-page plates, of which fourteen depict botanical subjects after Redoute; three birds after Audebert, and twenty-six portraits and views of native peoples of New Zealand, Papua, New Guinea; Tonga; New Caledonia; and the Moluccas, after the drawings of Piron; slight spotting, some pages thumbed; bound in contemporary half calf and marbled, joints cracked.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


Jean Francois, Jacques Julien, la Recherche, Paris