Author Heeres, J. E. Het aandeel der Nederlanders in de ontdekking van Australië 1606-1765. The part borne by the Dutch in the discovery of Australia 1606-1765.
Published 1899
Item ID 71920
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Leiden, E. J. Brill [AND] London, Luzac and Co., 1899. Large 4to (35.0 x 25.2 cm) 240 [xvii, 100 double; 101-106 single] pp., two large, folding full colour maps, 17 maps in the text. Contemporary grey buckram with gilt title on the spine. Floral-patterned endpapers. Interesting study on the discovery and mapping of Australia, focussing on the several earliest discoveries - by the Dutch - including two fine facsimile maps in colour. Except for the indexes, the parallel English and Dutch text are page-numbered separately (thus double). Label on spine foot and front pastedown, bookbinder's label on front pastedown, otherwise a very good, clean copy. An excellent historical review with two fine, full-colour maps