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Histoire d'un Voyage aux Isles Malouines, Fait en 1763 et 1764, Volume 2: Avec des Observations sur le Détroit de Magellan, et sur les Patagons

Series: Histoire d'un Voyage aux Isles Malouines, Fait en 1763 et 1764 Volume: 2

By: Antoine-Joseph Pernety (Author)

364 pages, 12 b/w illustrations, 6 maps

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Aug 2014 | #215764 | ISBN-13: 9781108074735
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Language: French

A reprint of a classical work in the Cambridge Library Collection.

A Benedictine scholar and naturalist, Antoine-Joseph Pernety (1716–96) produced this early and invaluable description of the natural history of the Falkland Islands (or isles Malouines). He had arrived there as part of the 1763–4 expedition led by Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, claiming the islands for France. A small colony was established, allowing Pernety to provide an account of an ecosystem as yet unaffected by a human population. He spent some months studying the landscape, flora, fauna and climate, and his observations and drawings were published in these two volumes in 1770 (a one-volume English translation of 1771 is also reissued in this series). Additional material from other voyages, to Patagonia and the Straits of Magellan, provides information on contact with indigenous peoples in South America. Volume 2 includes the coverage of South America and several maps and drawings.


18. Singularité de la nature qu'on observe dans un endroit des isles Malouines
19. Histoire naturelle des isles Malouines
20. Retour en France

Observations sur le détroit de Magellan, et sur les Patagons: Introduction
1. Second voyage de la frégate l'Aigle
2. Lettres sur les isles Malouines et sur les Patagons
3. Nouveau voyage du sieur Duclos-Guyot au détroit de Magellan
4. Nouvelles découvertes de M. de la Giraudais, sur les Patagons

Journal du voyage de dom Pernetty, aux isles Malouines
Extrait du journal de voyage du sieur Duclos Guyot sur la frégate l'Aigle, au détroit de Magellan
Extrait du journal de voyage du sieur de la Gyraudais, sur la flûte du roi l'Etoile, au détroit de Magellan
Recette de quelques remedes, donné a dom Pernetty par le gardien des Cordeliers de Monte-video
Dictionnaire des termes de marine employés dans cet ouvrage.

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