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Author Baudin, Nicolas, 1754-1803.

Title The journal of post Captain Nicolas Baudin, Commander-in-Chief of the corvettes GĂ©ographe and Naturaliste, assigned by order of the government to a voyage of discovery / translated from the French by Christine Cornell ; with a foreword by Jean-Paul Faivre
Published Adelaide : Libraries Board of South Australia, 1974


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Description xxi, 609 pages, 3 unnumbered leaves of plates : maps ; 30 cm
regular print
Summary The ships journal of the scientific voyage of French scientists to Australia, 1800-1803, with notes on the natives of Western Australia (appearance, burial customs, use of fire, fishing, etc.), South Australia (brief notes) and Tasmania (appearance,; burial, canoes, use of fire)
Analysis Australia. Discovery and exploration. French
Australia. French exploration, 1801-1803. Documents
Baudin, Nicolas, 1754-1803
Indian Ocean. Description and travel
Indian Ocean. Voyages, 1800-1803. Documents
Voyages and travels
Notes Includes index
Spine title: Journal of Nicolas Baudin, 1800 to 1803
Bibliography Includes index
Notes "The manuscript translated is the narrative portion only of Baudin's Journal de Mer, the daily tables of observations on the weather and the ship's movements having been omitted."--p. xv
Subject Baudin, Nicolas, 1754-1803.
Explorers -- Australia -- History.
Voyages and travels.
Australia -- Discovery and exploration -- French
Australia -- Discovery and exploration -- Sources.
Australia -- Discovery and exploration.
Indian Ocean Region -- Description and travel.
Indian Ocean -- Description and travel.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Author Cornell, Christine, translator
Libraries Board of South Australia.
LC no. 74186616
ISBN 0724300430
Other Titles Journal of Post Captain Nicolas Baudin
Journal of Nicolas Baudin