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The Australia of the French Explorers / L’Australie des Explorateurs Français

By: Frédéric Mouchet(Illustrator), Noelene Bloomfield(Author), Cédric Crémière(Preface By)

192 pages, 150 colour & b/w photos and colour & b/w illustrations

Somogy Editions d'Art

Hardback | slipcase | Nov 2015 | #235717 | ISBN-13: 9782757209943
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NHBS Price: £37.50 $48/€42 approx

About this book

Language: Bilingual in English and French

Six major French expeditions to the Australian coast took place over the course of the 18th and 19th centuries. Through contemporary photographs, expedition drawings and historical commentary, this book plunges us into the impressive and bewildering universe of an Australia still intact, loyal to the environment these seafaring explorers came upon over 200 years ago.

Summary in French:
Six grandes expéditions françaises se sont succédé sur les côtes australiennes au cours des XVIIIe et XIXe siècles. Entre photographies contemporaines, dessins d’expéditions et commentaires historiques, ce livre nous plonge dans l’univers grandiose et déroutant d’une Australie intacte, fidèle à l’environnement que ces marins explorateurs ont abordé il y a plus de 200 ans.


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