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COSTUME DES HABITANS DU PORT DES FRANÇAIS, SUR LA CÔTE DU NORD-OUEST DE L'AMÉRIQUE.
Paris. 1797 - Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Size: 40 x 25.5 cm. (15½ x 10 inches) Very good condition. slight browing around edges but not effecting image Scene showing inhabitants of Lituya Bay, Alaska in native costume. From the Voyages of La Perouse who set sail from France in 1785 to continue the discoveries of Captain Cook. He was shipwrecked in 1788 but his narrative, maps, and views survived and were published in 1797. Atlas Du Voyage De La Pérouse.
      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
Last Found On: 2014-10-10           Check availability:      AbeBooks    

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