Atlas Les voyages de Pages (from ) Pages' Voyages autour du Monde, et vers les deux Poles
- Paris : Moutard, 1782.
- Physical description
- 1 volume : 9 maps ; 35 x 29 cm.
Also available at
At the library
David Rumsey Map Center
Limited on-site access
Researchers in the Stanford community can request to view these materials in the Special Collections Reading Room. Entry to the Reading Room is by appointment only.
|G1046.S12 P3 1782 F||In-library use|
Item belongs to a collection
The David Rumsey Map Collection was started in the mid 1980s and contains more than 150,000 maps. The collection focuses on rare 16th to 21st century maps of North and South America, the World, Asia, Africa, Europe, and Oceania. The collection includes atlases, wall maps, globes, school geographies, pocket maps, books of exploration, maritime charts, and a variety of cartographic materials.
- Digital collection
- 75771 digital items
- Atlases > Early works to 1800.
- World maps > Discovery and exploration > Early works to 1800.
- Nautical charts > Early works to 1800.
- Voyages and travels > Maps > Early works to 1800.
- Ocean > Maps > Early works to 1800.
- Local subject
- The David Rumsey Map Collection.
- Publication date
- 9 uncolored maps, folded and bound in hard cover with manuscript title to accompany Pages's extensive narrative of travel and exploration. Library does not have the book (but see links to scanned book in Reference field below). Pages (1748-1793) was born in Toulouse and had an noteworthy career in the French navy, including several years spent traveling in Texas and Mexico (his account is considered one of the more important early works on Texas particularly, and indeed the English translation of 1791 is thought to be the oldest description of the Lone Star State in an English-language book).
- Exploration Book.
- Pub list no.: 11230.000.