MAJOR, R.H., editor.

Early Voyages to Terra Australis, now called Australia:

£450

Early Voyages to Terra Australis, now called Australia:
a Collection of Documents, and Extracts from early Manuscript Maps, illustrative of the History of Discovery on the Coasts of that vast Island, from the Beginning of the Sixteenth Century to the Time of Captain Cook. Edited, with an Introduction, by É.
Printed for the Hakluyt Society, London, 1859.

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Early Voyages to Terra Australis, now called Australia:

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First Series, no. 25.
From Spanish and Dutch sources and relating to Spanish and Dutch enterprises. A separate pamphlet dated 1861 and containing an article by Major on the discovery of Australia by the Portuguese in 1601, reprinted from Archaeologia, 38, 1860, was distributed ‘for insertion as a Supplement’ to HS 25.

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8vo. 5 Maps, original blue cloth gilt, rebacked blue morocco gilt, bookplate and blindstamp of Royal United Services Institution, a very good copy.

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