Published: September 2017
This is a new book. Condition: Brand New.
Reprinted due to popular demand, a wonderfully illustrated book about the early years of exploration in Australian waters, and the strong rivalry between British and French navies. Featuring many luminaries who have lent their name to the region, such as Bougainville and La Prouse. Describes the fascinating history and context which these men lived through Includes a map of Australia littered with places that have French names, which stand as testimony to the endeavours of these explorers.