Reference code(s): GB 0814 ZAAE
Held at: Zoological Society of London
Title: Dubois, - (fl 1669-1672),
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 vol
Name of creator(s): Dubois | - | fl 1669-1672 | "The Sieur Du Bois"
Dubois or "The Sieur Du Bois" was an early traveller to the islands of Madagascar and Bourbon in the years 1669-1672. In his account of his trip he made many references to species of birds he encountered, many of which are now extinct.
Scope and content/abstract:
Manuscript copy of a rare printed book by Dubois: Journal et relations des voyages fait par le Sr. D. B. aux isles Dauphine ou Madagascar et de Bourbon ou Mascarenne, 1669 [copy 1805-1811]
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: French
System of arrangement:
Conditions governing access:
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Conditions governing reproduction:
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Immediate source of acquisition:
Donated by Mr Charles Telfair in 1833.
Archivist's note: Entry transcribed by Sarah Drewery, April 2011.
Rules or conventions: General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions: April 2011