The Resource Voyage de découvertes aux terres australes : éxecuté par ordre de sa Majeste, l'Empereur et Roi, sur les corvettes le Geographe, le Naturaliste et la Goelette le Casuarina, pendant les annees 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803 et 1804; publié par décret imperial, ..., et rédigé par M. F. Péron ... ..

Voyage de découvertes aux terres australes : éxecuté par ordre de sa Majeste, l'Empereur et Roi, sur les corvettes le Geographe, le Naturaliste et la Goelette le Casuarina, pendant les annees 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803 et 1804; publié par décret imperial, ..., et rédigé par M. F. Péron ... ..

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Voyage de découvertes aux terres australes : éxecuté par ordre de sa Majeste, l'Empereur et Roi, sur les corvettes le Geographe, le Naturaliste et la Goelette le Casuarina, pendant les annees 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803 et 1804; publié par décret imperial, ...
Title
Voyage de découvertes aux terres australes
Title remainder
éxecuté par ordre de sa Majeste, l'Empereur et Roi, sur les corvettes le Geographe, le Naturaliste et la Goelette le Casuarina, pendant les annees 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803 et 1804; publié par décret imperial, ...
Statement of responsibility
et rédigé par M. F. Péron ... ..
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
fre
Summary
This first French edition contains 40 plates by Petit and Lesueur only one of which is included in the English editions; plates include general scenes of Aboriginal life, portraits, Sydney rock art and grave sites; Account of the Baudin Expedition of exploration to Australia 1801-1804; exploration in Geographe Bay, WA, 1801 - encounters with Aborigines, description of a "mystery" site, occupation of the forests, huts, diet, wells, confrontation and attempts at friendship; brief reference to the Aborigines of the Shark Bay region; D'Entrecasteaux Channel, Tasmania, 1802- encounter with Aboriginal family - young girl Oure-Oure, description of canoes and camp, shellfish meal, French singing, charcoal body adornment, material culture, exchange, burning; Bruny Island - encounter with a large party - wrestling match spearing and other attacks - problem of men in a state of nature; encounter with party of women, body adornment and physical condition - scaring from violence, singing, dancing and mimicry, fishing and the distribution of food, gender roles and relations, meeting with Arra-Maida, discarding of gifts; Maria Island - discovery and description of graves; speculation on nature as the origin of religion, burning the dead and social behaviour -WA monuments; Oyster Bay encounter - general description of the group, establishment of the explorer's sex, meeting Bara Ourou, language elicitation, do not embrace, changeable character, strength tests; Aboriginal fear of the Blue Mountains; further notes on strength tests
Additional physical form
Also available electronically at Internet Archive: http://www.archive.org/details/texts (scanned by Google Books)
Cataloging source
NZOC
Citation coverage
  • Vols. 1 & 2 and atlas in 2 v., 1807-1816
  • [Vol. 3] Navigation et geographie, 1815
  • Atlas, Partie Navigation et geographie, 1812
Citation location within source
  • F449,
  • F603,
  • F536,
Citation source
  • Ferguson
  • Ferguson
  • Ferguson
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1775-1810
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Péron, François
Dewey number
990
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1778-1846
  • 1777-1804
  • 1779-1842
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lesueur, Charles Alexandre
  • Petit, Nicholas-Martin
  • Freycinet, Louis de
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Baudin, Nicolas
  • Naturaliste (Ship)
  • Casuarina (Ship)
  • Géographe (Ship)
  • Natural history
  • Aboriginal Tasmanians
  • Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Pacific Ocean
Label
Voyage de découvertes aux terres australes : éxecuté par ordre de sa Majeste, l'Empereur et Roi, sur les corvettes le Geographe, le Naturaliste et la Goelette le Casuarina, pendant les annees 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803 et 1804; publié par décret imperial, ..., et rédigé par M. F. Péron ... ..
Link
https://aiatsis.gov.au/sites/default/files/catalogue_resources/r000002568394.pdf
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Library holds : t. 1. Historique. 1807 ; t. 2. Historique. 1816 ; Atlas historique par MM. Leseur et Petit. 1807-1811 pt. 1, 1807 and pt. 2, 1811 (parts 1-2 bound in 1vol). Library also holds 2nd ed. of this atlas - see separate record
  • Port. of F. Peron as frontispiece to vol. 1
  • C.L.D. de Freycinet commanded the expedition to which Peron was naturalist
  • Tome 1, Historique, written by Peron. Tome 2, Historique, partly written by Peron but completed by Freycinet. Navigation et geographie [vol. 3] written by Freycinet
  • Held in Rare Book cupboard
Accompanying material
atlas (2 v. ; 36 cm.) + atlas accompanying vol. [3] (56 cm.)
Contents
Entire series : t. 1. Historique. 1807. -- t. 2. Historique. 1816. -- [t. 3.] Navigation et geographie. 1815. -- Atlas historique par MM. Leseur et Petit. 1807-1811 pt. 1, 1807, (contains 40 ethnological and zoological plates of Australia, mostly coloured, numbered 2-41. Ferguson entry 449 states "... plate 1 of part 1 being also no. 1 of part 2") ; pt. 2, 1811, (.contains 14 folded maps and plans). -- Atlas, partie navigation et geographique [i.e. accompanying t. [3]]. 1812. Contains 32 charts
Control code
000002568394
Dimensions
32 cm. +
Extent
3 v.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), port.
Label
Voyage de découvertes aux terres australes : éxecuté par ordre de sa Majeste, l'Empereur et Roi, sur les corvettes le Geographe, le Naturaliste et la Goelette le Casuarina, pendant les annees 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803 et 1804; publié par décret imperial, ..., et rédigé par M. F. Péron ... ..
Link
https://aiatsis.gov.au/sites/default/files/catalogue_resources/r000002568394.pdf
Publication
Note
  • Library holds : t. 1. Historique. 1807 ; t. 2. Historique. 1816 ; Atlas historique par MM. Leseur et Petit. 1807-1811 pt. 1, 1807 and pt. 2, 1811 (parts 1-2 bound in 1vol). Library also holds 2nd ed. of this atlas - see separate record
  • Port. of F. Peron as frontispiece to vol. 1
  • C.L.D. de Freycinet commanded the expedition to which Peron was naturalist
  • Tome 1, Historique, written by Peron. Tome 2, Historique, partly written by Peron but completed by Freycinet. Navigation et geographie [vol. 3] written by Freycinet
  • Held in Rare Book cupboard
Accompanying material
atlas (2 v. ; 36 cm.) + atlas accompanying vol. [3] (56 cm.)
Contents
Entire series : t. 1. Historique. 1807. -- t. 2. Historique. 1816. -- [t. 3.] Navigation et geographie. 1815. -- Atlas historique par MM. Leseur et Petit. 1807-1811 pt. 1, 1807, (contains 40 ethnological and zoological plates of Australia, mostly coloured, numbered 2-41. Ferguson entry 449 states "... plate 1 of part 1 being also no. 1 of part 2") ; pt. 2, 1811, (.contains 14 folded maps and plans). -- Atlas, partie navigation et geographique [i.e. accompanying t. [3]]. 1812. Contains 32 charts
Control code
000002568394
Dimensions
32 cm. +
Extent
3 v.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), port.

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