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Journael van de Nassausche vloot, ofte beschrijvingh van de voyagie om den gantschen aert-kloot, gedaen met elf schepen.Amsterdam, Joost Hartgertsz., 1648. 4to. With half-page woodcut with two ships on the title-page and a large double-page engraved plate. 18th-century marbled wrappers.
Landwehr & V.d. Krogt, VOC 251; Tiele, Bibl. 667; Tiele, Mem. 77. Important edition of this account of the famous circumnavigation of the Dutch fleet under command of Admiral Jacques l'Hermite (Jacques de Clerck, ca.1582-1624) during the years 1623-1626. The account t is combined with a description of Lima, an account of an expedition to Guyana and a discourse on VOC trade. Added to this edition is the description of Peru and Chile by Madriga and Spilbergen and the 'memoir' of Pedro Fernando De Quir. The plate shows 6 views of the fleet in various bays and harbours, including the harbours of Lima and Acapulco, on the roads of the Ladrones islands and Puna, and Indians without a neck. Waterstain troughout. Good copy.
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