Engraving of sailors filling casks at New Ireland, Papua, captioned 'Aiguade au Havre Carteret'. Domeny de RIENZI.

Engraving of sailors filling casks at New Ireland, Papua, captioned 'Aiguade au Havre Carteret'.

Paris: Didot Fréres, 1836.

Engraving, 135 x 220 mm.; very good condition.

Charming engraved plate depicting sailors filling casks at New Ireland, Papua, from Domeny de Rienzi's Océanie ou Cinquième partie du monde, revue géographique et ethnographique de la Malaisie, de la Micronésie, de la Polynésie et de Mélanésie (Paris 1836). This book condensed and clarified information and images from the great French voyages of the first decades of the nineteenth-century including Freycinet, Duperrey and Dumont d'Urville.

Charming engraved plate depicting sailors filling casks at New Ireland, Papua, from Domeny de Rienzi's Océanie ou Cinquième partie du monde, revue géographique et ethnographique de la Malaisie, de la Micronésie, de la Polynésie et de Mélanésie (Paris 1836). This book condensed and clarified information and images from the great French voyages of the first decades of the nineteenth-century including Freycinet, Duperrey and Dumont d'Urville.

Price (AUD): $120.00

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Ref: #3509131