Mirror of the Australian Navigation.

By: Le MAIRE, Jacob.

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(The Australian Maritime Series, no 5.) A facsimile of the 'Spieghel der Australische Navigatie' being an account of the voyage of Jacob Le Maire and Willem Schouten 1615-1616 published in Amsterdam in 1622. With an introductory essay by Edward Duyker, New South Wales History Fellow, and English text by Alexander Dalrymple. Bibliographical note on the original editions by Hordern House. 950 copies thus. 4to. 96pp facsimile of the rare original Dutch printing and 65pp facsimile of the original English text of 1770, 15 illustrations in colour and b&w. Printed on Raleigh Oxford cream paper, hand-bound in quarter alum-tawed goat skin and marbled paper. Fine.

Title: Mirror of the Australian Navigation.

Author Name: Le MAIRE, Jacob.

Categories: Maritime and naval,

Publisher: Sydney, Hordern House for the National Maritime Museum: 1999

Seller ID: 32030

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