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First published in this form 1942. Presentation binding: 250 numbered copies thus were issued, although this one is out-of-series (unnumbered) and not signed by the Premier. 4to. [viii], 44, pp, colour photograph of the Premier facing Preface, b&w illustrations, 2 folding maps, pictorial endpapers. Quarter navy blue morocco and sky blue cloth, gilt device (Tasman's ships) on the upper board. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0724622322 ***The first of a series of three titles published on 'Tasmania Day' (24 November - the date of Tasman's sighting of VDL) 1985-87 on the initiative of Peter Benson Walker, the Tasmanian bibliophile and then government backbencher.
Title: The Discovery of Tasmania (24 November 1642). Extracts from the Journal of Abel Janzoon Tasman. Extracts from translation of... Prof. J.E. Heeres, ...and facsimiles of original maps.
Publisher: Hobart, Government Printer: 1985
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