Viaggio di Lapérouse intorno al mondo. Jean François de Galaup Conte di Lapérouse (1741-1788) LIBRO + CD
The book presents insights on the figure of the Count of Lapérouse and the evolution of techniques for mapping. The grants, aimed both at specialists to the general public, are intended to introduce the reader to discover the digital reproduction of the ‘nineteenth-century Italian edition of “Lapérouse trip around the world (1785-1788).”
Volume realized thanks to the prestigious patronage and the valuable collaboration of the International Association Association Lapérouse Albi France and the Alliance Française Italie.
ISBN 9788896626147 – Size 13 x 18 – Paperback – pp. 84th
The draft digital edition of the book “Voyage of Lapérouse around the world (1785-1788)” was born from the ambitious idea to offer to public attention a text precious and rare. The publication is in fact a proposal with all faults and imperfections, like errors of layout and text that characterize an ancient volume, of which he wanted to keep the charm of pages yellowed over time. The use of the digital medium allows the reader to browse through the page flip effect four volumes appreciating all the features of the original, while making use of the opportunities offered by new technologies, such as close-up view of the details.
Ed Duyker’s booklet on Receveur was launched tonight at the Laperouse Museum. Link to SBS Radio interview with Ed Duyker (in English, 21.2.2011)
Père Receveur : Franciscan, Scientist and Voyager with Lapérouse.Engadine : Dharawal Publications.50 p. : ill ; 21.000 x 014.800 cm.
ISBN: 9780987072702ISBN: 0987072706 (Trade Paper) AUD 15.00 Retail Price (Publisher)
About the author :
Edward Duyker OAM, FAHA, is the eldest of eight children born in Melbourne to a Dutch father and a Mauritian mother in 1955. He graduated from La Trobe University in 1977 with
a BA (Hons.) and received his Ph.D. from the University of Melbourne in 1981. He worked as an intelligence officer (South Asia/Middle East) with the Department of Defence in
Canberra until 1983 and was briefly a Teaching Fellow at Griffith University in Brisbane. In 1984 he settled in Sydney Continue reading