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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

Author: Richard Henry Major
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey : Ashgate, 2010.
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From Spanish and Dutch sources and relating to Spanish and Dutch enterprises, edited, with an introduction. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1859.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Henry Major
ISBN: 9781409415305 1409415309 1409412911 9781409412915
OCLC Number: 694146898
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: London, 1859.
Description: 1 online resource (1 v. (various pagings)) : maps.
Contents: Cover13; --
CONTENTS --
A MEMORIAL ADDRESSED TO HIS CATHOLIC MAJESTY PHILIP THE THIRD, KING OF SPAIN --
RELATION OF LUIS VAEZ DE TORRES --
EXTRACT FROM THE BOOK OF DISPATCHES FROM BATAVIA --
THE VOYAGE AND SHIPWRECK OF CAPTAIN FRANCIS PELSART --
VOYAGE OF GERRIT THOMASZ POOL --
ACCOUNT OF THE WRECK OF THE SHIP "DE VERGULDE DRAECK" --
DESCRIPTION OF THE WEST COAST OF THE SOUTH LAND --
EXTRACT TRANSLATED FROM BURGOMASTER WITSEN'S "NOORD EN OOST TARTARYE." --
ACCOUNT OF THE OBSERVATIONS OF CAPTAIN WILLIAM DAMPIER ON THE COAST OF NEW HOLLAND, IN 1687-88 --
EXTRACT FROM SLOAN MS. 3236 --
SOME PARTICULARS RELATING TO THE VOYAGE OF WILLEM DE VLAMINGH --
EXTRACT FROM THE JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE MADE TO THE UNEXPLORED SOUTH LAND, BY ORDER OF THE DUTCH EAST INDIA COMPANY, IN THE YEARS 1696 AND 1697 --
ACCOUNT OF THE OBSERVATIONS OF CAPTAIN WILLIAM DAMPIER ON THE COAST OF NEW HOLLAND, IN 1699 --
A WRITTEN DETAIL OF THE DISCOVERIES AND NOTICEABLE OCCURRENCES IN THE VOYAGE OF THE FLUYT "VOSSENBOSCH" --
THE HOUTMAN'S ABROLHOS IN 1727
Responsibility: edited by R.H. Major.
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