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FREYCINET, Louis Claude Desaulces de

Carte d'une partie des Terres de Leuwin et d'Edels

Paris, 1812
720 x 465 mm., in good condition.
A detailed map of the Western Australian coastline from Cape Leeuwin to Rottnest Island displaying the tracks of the French corvettes in 1801 and those of Le Casuarina and Le Geographe in 1803. It was published in the ‘Voyage de Decouvertes aux Terres Australes’, the so called Peron-Freycinet work published 1806-16. This map appears in the part entitled ‘Navigation et Geographie’. Published in 1812 by Freycinet (1779-1842) it was issued after the death of Peron.
Stock number: 7318

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