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Author Name    du Petit-Thouars, Abel

Title   VOYAGE OF THE VENUS: Sojourn in California. Excerpt from Voyage autour du monde sur la fregate Venus pendant les annees 1836-1839

Binding   Hardcover.

Book Condition   Near fine in cloth-backed decorated boards and paper spine label; untrimmed fore-edge. 12mo. With 10 plates (eight hand-colored) delicately illustrating the flora, fauna and native populace of the region explored.

Edition   First edition thus. Translated by Charles N. Rudkin.

Publisher   Los Angeles: Glen Dawson, 1956.

Seller ID   15402.00

This quaint little volume draws from the captain's official report of the French frigate Venus' voyage of scientific exploration, and offers a valuable mid-century European portrait of Monterey and Lower California. Early California Travels Series #35.

Californiana. Monterey. Nautical History.

Price = 75.00 USD



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