Lot 221

ARAGO (Jacques). Walk around the world during the years 1817, 1818, 1819 and 1820 on the corvettes of King Uranie and the Physicist, commanded by M. Freycinet. ATLAS. Paris, Leblanc, 1822.
Atlas seul, in-folio, brown semi-percaline, smooth spine, gilt title.
First edition, including a map and 25 lithographed plates, by J. Arago, the expedition's draftsman, representing types and views. Very complete.
(Sabin, 1867; Ferguson 850.)
On board the Uranie was also Rose de Freycinet, the wife of the captain, who left us a fascinating correspondence. Scattered small freckles, clear wetnesses.