La Perouse, J. F. G. de. A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD, in the Years 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, by J. F. G. de la Perouse: Published conformably to the Decree of the National Assembly, of the 22d of April, 1791, and edited by M. L. A. Milet-Mureau, Brigadier-General in the Corps of Engineers, Director of Fortifications, Ex-constituent, and Member of Several Literary Societies at Paris. In Three Volumes. Translated from the French. Vol. I [II, III]. Second Edition. London: Printed for J. Johnson, St. Paul's Church-Yard. 1799. 3 vols., demy 8vo; Vol. I, pp. x, [ii](list of plates and charts in the three volumes), 532; portrait as frontispiece, 2 folding charts & 2 folding plates; Vol. II, pp. x, 498; 4 folding charts, 15 folding & 9 full-page plates including natural history subjects, coastal views, etc.; Vol. III, pp. viii, 446, 60(navigation tables); 2 folding & 2 full-page charts, 6 folding plates & 2 full-page plates; full contemporary tree calf, gilt panelled backs & marbled endpapers; some foxing of most plates, otherwise very clean; bookplates of George Owen Smith Collection 1892, Port Elizabeth Public Library in each volume, with a very small neat stamp on verso of plates and at foot of a few leaves; contemporary signature of C. C. Chisteman at head of titles to Vols. II & III, but clipped from Vol. I, with head of title-page & following couple of leaves to Vol. II a little stained from an early attempt at removal of the signature; a very good, sound and handsome set. London; J. Johnson; 1799.