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The Resource Journey to Mauritius, Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre ; translated with an introduction and notes by Jason Wilson

Journey to Mauritius, Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre ; translated with an introduction and notes by Jason Wilson

Label
Journey to Mauritius
Title
Journey to Mauritius
Statement of responsibility
Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre ; translated with an introduction and notes by Jason Wilson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
969.8/201
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • DT469.M429
  • AG105
LC item number
  • S2313 2003
  • .B82
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Lost and found series
Label
Journey to Mauritius, Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre ; translated with an introduction and notes by Jason Wilson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in French, 1773."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-290)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Author's preface to the first edition, 1773 -- Prospectus for a new edition of the journey to Mauritius -- Preamble to the journey to Mauritius -- Letter 1: Lorient, 4 January 1768 -- Letter 2: Lorient, 28 January 1768 -- Letter 3: Lorient, 20 february 1768 -- Letter 4: On board the Marquis de Castries, 3 March -- Log: March 1768 -- Observations on the customs of sea-faring people -- Observations on the sea and fish -- Observations on the sky, winds and birds -- Observations of possible use for the better management of sailors -- Observations on scurvy -- Letter 5: My arrival at Mauritius -- Letter 6: Port Louis, 6 August 1768 -- Letter 7: Port Louis, 15 September 1768 -- Letter 8: Port Louis, 8 October 1768 -- Letter 9: Port Louis, 7 December 1768 -- About animals native to Mauritius -- Letter 10: On what comes from the sea: fish, shells, and coral -- Meteorological journal -- Letter 11: Port Louis, 10 February 1769 -- Letter 12: Port Louis, 25 april 1769 -- On Blacks -- Letter 13: Port Louis, 29 May 1769 -- Agriculture, herbs, vegetables, and flowers brought to the island -- Letter 14: Port Louis, 10 July 1769 -- Shrubs and trees brought to the island -- Letter 15: Port Louis, 15 July 1769 -- Animals brought to mauritius -- Letter 16: Port Louis, 15 August 1769 -- A tour around the island -- Letter 17: Journey on foot around the island -- Letter 18: On commerce, agriculture, and the island's defence -- Preamble to the end of the first volume: on whites and Blacks -- Letter 19: Departure for France, arrival at R
Control code
ocm50002680
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
vii, 290 pages
Isbn
9781566564472
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2002008594
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)50002680
Label
Journey to Mauritius, Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre ; translated with an introduction and notes by Jason Wilson
Publication
Note
"Originally published in French, 1773."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-290)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Author's preface to the first edition, 1773 -- Prospectus for a new edition of the journey to Mauritius -- Preamble to the journey to Mauritius -- Letter 1: Lorient, 4 January 1768 -- Letter 2: Lorient, 28 January 1768 -- Letter 3: Lorient, 20 february 1768 -- Letter 4: On board the Marquis de Castries, 3 March -- Log: March 1768 -- Observations on the customs of sea-faring people -- Observations on the sea and fish -- Observations on the sky, winds and birds -- Observations of possible use for the better management of sailors -- Observations on scurvy -- Letter 5: My arrival at Mauritius -- Letter 6: Port Louis, 6 August 1768 -- Letter 7: Port Louis, 15 September 1768 -- Letter 8: Port Louis, 8 October 1768 -- Letter 9: Port Louis, 7 December 1768 -- About animals native to Mauritius -- Letter 10: On what comes from the sea: fish, shells, and coral -- Meteorological journal -- Letter 11: Port Louis, 10 February 1769 -- Letter 12: Port Louis, 25 april 1769 -- On Blacks -- Letter 13: Port Louis, 29 May 1769 -- Agriculture, herbs, vegetables, and flowers brought to the island -- Letter 14: Port Louis, 10 July 1769 -- Shrubs and trees brought to the island -- Letter 15: Port Louis, 15 July 1769 -- Animals brought to mauritius -- Letter 16: Port Louis, 15 August 1769 -- A tour around the island -- Letter 17: Journey on foot around the island -- Letter 18: On commerce, agriculture, and the island's defence -- Preamble to the end of the first volume: on whites and Blacks -- Letter 19: Departure for France, arrival at R
Control code
ocm50002680
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
vii, 290 pages
Isbn
9781566564472
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2002008594
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)50002680

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