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First English edition. This five part chart shows various islands including Dagelet between South Korea and Japan. It was first published in Paris the previous year at l’Imprimerie de la Republic. From the atlas volume to ‘Voyage de La Perouse autour du Monde’. La Perouse’s voyage ended in tragedy when they were lost after leaving Botany Bay in March 1788. It was not until 1827 that their fate was known. Howes USIana L93; Sabin 38960; Shirley ‘Atlases in the BL’ G.LPR-3a.
LA PEROUSE, Jean Francois Comte de

Part of the Island of Quelpaert/ Dagelet ...

London, 1798
360 x 240 mm., in good condition.
Stock number: 6033


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