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Jacob Le Maire, Mirror of the Australian Navigation, 1622, Hordern House, 1999 reissue


Author:  Jacob Le Maire; introductory essay by Edward Duyker

Title:  Mirror of the Australian Navigation (being An Account of the Voyage of Jacob Le Maire and Willem Schouten, 1615-16).

Published:  1999

Publisher:  Hordern House, for the Sydney National Maritime Museum

Condition:  Good.  Light shelf wear to calf, moisture damage to marbled boards front and back, spine lightly sunned.  Text block clean and tight, but note slight wave in several pages corresponding with top and bottom of quarter-board junctions at front and back.   First printed in 1622 in Amsterdam, this copy is one of a limited edition of 950 copies reissued in 1999.  Quarto, 195 pages, colour and b&w illustrations.

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