L’Ouragan de Juin 1885 dans le Golfe d’Aden.


Book ID: 36059


8vo. French text, 67 pp., table and figures in text, 1 large folding map: ‘Marche du Cyclone’, printed grey soft covers as published, lightly faded and rubbed round edges, otherwise copy clean inside and in good condition, Librairie Militaire de L. Baudoin, Paris, first edition, 1886.


Georges Charles Cloué (1817-1889) was a French naval officer, colonial administrator and politician. He rose to the rank of Vice Admiral and took part in the French intervention in Mexico. He then became governor of Martinique from 30 August 1871 to 1874. He was Minister for the Navy and the Colonies from 23 September 1880 to 13 November 1881 in Jules Ferry’s first ministry.

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