Published as the Act dircts, Nov.r. 1.st. 1798 by G.G & J. Robinson, Pater-noster Row.
Engraving. Sheet: 190 x 250mm, (7½ x 9¾"). Trimmed within in plate. Diagonal crease in top left corner. Surface dirt. Some staining along left edge.
Half-portrait in oval of Jean Francois de Galaup, comte de la Pérouse, (1741-c.1788), a French naval officer and explorer who disappeared along with his crew off the coast of the Solomon Islands. La Pérouse was appointed in 1785 to lead an exploration around the world, an exploration which would take him to America, Alaska, Asia and Australia. Frontispeice to 'Charts and Plates to La Perouse's Voyage' published in 1798 by G.G & J. Robinson.
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