Travels in Oceania Memoirs of a Whaling Ship's Doctor, 1866

Author(s): Dr. Louis Thiercelin

Cook, Exploration & the Pacific | SECONDHAND

A fascinating account of two journeys made by Thiercelin to New Caledonia, Chatham Islands, New Zealand, Tahiti and Hawaii. As a whaling ship's doctor he made his first trip on the Ville de Bordeaux in 1837-41, second on the Gustave in 1861-64. He gives his recollections of a Maori account of the conquest of the Chathams, as well as his experiences in Akaroa in 1840 and 1860.

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General Fields

  • : 9780908569718
  • : University of Otago Press
  • : University of Otago Press
  • : January 1995
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 350
  • : Dr. Louis Thiercelin