Iean Francois Galup, de la Perouse. Gebohr. zu Alby 1741.
[German.] [n.d. c.1810.]
Stipple with small margins. Plate 135 x 83mm (5¼ x 3¼").
Jean Francois de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse (1741-c.1788) the French Navy officer and great explorer whose expedition vanished in Oceania, somewhere off the western and southern coasts of Australia. Many places were named in his honour all over the world, included La Pérouse crater on the Moon. Commanded the "Bousade & Astrolobe" which arrived in Australia just after Capt. Phillip. From "Allgemeine Geographische Ephemeriden".
Kivell & Spence: pg.170 not in.
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