Esquisse des Voyages d'exploration des navires l'Adventure et le Béagle, de 1825 à 1836, commandés par les capitaines P.P. King, P. Stokes et R. Fitzroy, de la marine royale d'Angleterre.

Paris, Arthus-Bertrand, 1838. 8vo, Contemp. full cloth. Spine gilt, with gilt lettering. Royal monogram in gold on frontcover. Stamp on titlepage. In: "Bulletin de la Société de Géographie". 2 Series, tome 9. 376 pp. a. 2 folded maps. (Entire volume offered). Fitzroy's paper: pp. 145-160.

First French version of Fitzroy's sketch of the Beagle-voyage, based on his paper from The Journal of the Royal Society of London vol. 6, 1836, in which Darwin is mentioned. The sketch was published before Fitzroy's "Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of his Majesty's Ships...", 1839 ff.

Order-nr.: 48804

DKK 1.500,00