The First Discovery of Australia and New Guinea being the narrative of Portuguese and Spanish discoveries in the Australasian Regions between the years 1492-1606 with descriptions of their old charts

Collingridge de Tourcey, George


Publisher: William Brooks
Place Published: Sydney
Edition: 1st Edition
Date Published: 1906
Illustrator: colour and b&w illustrations
Size: 8vo

Study of the early European explorers in the Pacific, with focus on Australia and PNG; illustrated with numerous maps, some in colour; references the Spice Islands and Papua, Ribero’s Map, Villalobos, the first map of New Guinea, the first map of Australia, Pierre Descelier’s Map, Mendana and Sarmiento in the Solomons, Queiroz’s Voyage, Torres; 34 b&w illustrations, 14 text maps, 10 colour maps (some double-page); heavy tanning to endpapers, toning to text block and edges of pages, o.w. Very Good throughout; boards rubbed and with some insect-damage.

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