An Officer of the Blue. Marc-Joseph Marion Dufresne, South Sea Explorer, 1724-1772



Publisher: Melbourne University Press, 1994. First edition
Description: ppxviii, colour photoplates, maps, 8vo, cloth. Top edge spotted, else fine in fine dust jacket

The Frenchman was a precursor to his great countrymen La Perouse, d`Entrecasteaux, Baudin and d’Urville. His expedition was the first to encounter the Tasmanian aborigines

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