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Abel Janzsoon Tasman's Journal of his Discovery of Van Diemen's Land and New Zealand in 1642, with documents relating to his exploration of Australia in 1644.
N. A. Kovach, Los Angeles 1965 - Being photo-lithographic facsimiles of the original manuscript in the Colonial Archive at the Hague, with an English translation and facsimiles of original maps, to which are added, Life and Labours of Abel Janszoon Tasman, by J.E. Heeres. and Observations made with the Compass on Tasman's Voyage, by Dr W. van Bemmelen. Facsimile of Ferguson 16722 (Amsterdam, 1898). 225 copies, of which 200 were for sale. Folio. [x], [196] (facsimile of journal), [2], 60 (journal translation), 164 (Heeres' life of Tasman, Appendices), [2], 22 (Bemmelen), errata slip; 5 folding charts in end pocket, also 53pp of maps and illustrations. Original green buckram with cream pictorial dustwrapper (spotted and soiled with substantial loss at the head of spine, now in protective sleeve). Apart from some spotting on the top edges, the book is in very good clean condition, the wrapper good only. *** Please use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability and get accurate postage quote for this item (the amount quoted is for an 'average' hard-cover book of up to 1kg in weight). [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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