A HISTORICAL COLLECTION OF THE SEVERAL VOYAGES AND DISCOVERIES IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN (Two volumes bound in One)
- N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1967. Reprint of the 1770 & 1771 editions. No. 11 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series (Volume 1/2). Volume I: (2), XXX, (II), 24, 24, 204, (3 errata) PP, plus 1 plate (natural history) and 3 folded charts. Volume II: (IV), 124, 20, (8 vocabulary of languages), (12 Chronological table of discoveries), (40 index) PP, plus 1 folded chart, and 11 plates (4 folded). Hard cover, simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette, front cover & spine, glassine protection (with chips/tear). Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. Scarce. 26 x 21.
Volume 1: Spanish voyages of Magalhanes, Alvaro Mendana de Neyra, Pedro Fernandez de Quiros. Volume 2: Dutch voyages of Lemaire and Schouten, Abel Tasman, Jacob Roggewein.
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