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[COOK] Le Bougainville de la jeunesse ou Nouvel abrégé des voyages dans l'Amérique
contenant la description des moeurs et coutumes des peuples de ce continent et les aventures les plus remarquables des voyageurs qui l'ont parcouru, extraits des voyages de Bougainville, Cook, le Père Labat et autres voyageurs célèbres par Riccous. Paris : D. Belin, 1832. Deuxième édition (apparently identical to the 1830 printing of the second edition). Small octavo, handsome full tree calf with gilt border (corners bumped, some wear at upper right front), spine with red title label and gilt lettering and ornate gilt decoration, marbled endpapers, 336 pp (clean and bright), illustrated. A lovely copy. The story of European exploration in North, Central and South America, based on accounts of Cook, Bougainville and others. Extensive sections on Canada, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Louisiana, Mexico, the native peoples of Spanish South America, Peru, Brazil and Chile. Scarce. Only available on microfiche in Australian collections.
      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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