LA PÉROUSE, Jean Francois de Galaup. Blondela.
Champan, bateau chinois.
From the Voyages of La Pérouse 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. Thirty-eight years later the scattered remains of La Boussole and L’Astrolabe was discovered wrecked on a vicious reef on an atoll in the New Hebrides. Engraved by Le Pagelet.
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Size: 250 x 180 mm. Fine condition. Some foxing to the lower margin not affecting the image.