Voyage fait par l'Ordre du Roi en 1750 et 1751, dans L'Amerique Septrionale, pour rectifier les Cartes des Cotes de L'Acadie, de L'Isle Royale & L'Isle de Terreneuve; Et pour en fixer les principaux points par des Observations Astronomiques. M. CHABERT, Joseph Bernard de.

Voyage fait par l'Ordre du Roi en 1750 et 1751, dans L'Amerique Septrionale, pour rectifier les Cartes des Cotes de L'Acadie, de L'Isle Royale & L'Isle de Terreneuve; Et pour en fixer les principaux points par des Observations Astronomiques.

large folding map, five additional folding maps, one folding plate and folding chart. [viii], 288pp. 4to, publisher's marbled wrappers, untrimmed; (some dampstaining to the inner margins on the last quarter of the text, otherwise a truly superb copy). A Paris: De L'Imprimerie Royale, 1753. First edition.

"Mr Chabert's work is highly praised by the commission appointed by the French Academy of Sciences to examine it, and it is is recommended as a model to future navigators. It is divided in two parts: the first containing an account of the author's voyage from Brest to Louisbourg, and his expeditions to the neighboring coasts and islands; the second part containing the astronomical observations at large." Sabin 11722. Staton and Tremaine 222.

Binding: Paperback
Edition: First Edition
Language: French

Price: $4,000.00

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