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The Discovery of Australia. The Charts and Maps of the Navigators and Explorers by  T. M Perry - Hardcover - 1982 - from Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints and Biblio.co.uk

The Discovery of Australia. The Charts and Maps of the Navigators and Explorers

by Perry, T. M

Condition: Very good + condition


London: Thomas Nelson, 1982. Hardcover. Very good + condition. An account of the gradual awareness of a Great South Land, beginning with Medieval maps and illustrated with the work of the most distinguished cartographers, including Mercator, Ortelius, Blaeu, Hondius, Jansson, Visscher, Goos, Thevenot, Cook, Hunter, Bligh, Bass, Flinders, de Freycinet, King, Oxley and Sturt. Folio, 159pp, color and b&w ills in text. Quarter gray green cloth with pale green illustrated boards; gilt title at spine. Pictorial dust jacket with title in dark brown on pale green ground; color illustration of map. Boards and dj in very good+ condition; the gentlest rubbing to dj.


  • Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 20511
  • Title: The Discovery of Australia. The Charts and Maps of the Navigators and Explorers
  • Author: Perry, T. M
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very good + condition
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Thomas Nelson
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1982
  • Bookseller catalogs: VICTORIA; EXPLORATION;


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