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Édélstan Jardin
JARDIN, Édélstan.

JARDIN, Édélstan.
(1822 - ?)

(Born: 1822; Died: ?)

1. French, 1862.
Essai sur l'Histoire Naturelle de l'Archipel des Marquises, comprenant: la Géologie et la Minéralogie, la Botanique, et la Zoologie. Paris & Cherbourg, 1862.

8°: 100 p., map.

Rare. An essay on the natural history of the archipelago of the Marquesas Islands in the South Pacific, with emphasis on the geology, mineralogy, botany, and zoology of the area. Discovered by Captain Cook in 1780, they were colonized by France in 1842. The book was published as Mém. Soc. Imp. Sci. Nat. Cherbourg, 6 (1858).

Bibliographical references: BMC: 2, 927.

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