London & Leiden: Luzac & E. J. Brill, 1899. First edition. Hardcover. This is of the famous bilingual standard work on the discovery of Australia, with Dutch and English translations on facing pages. Published by the Royal Dutch Geographical Society in commemoration of the twenty fifth anniversary of its foundation, with the original printed paper wrappers bound in.
Folio, 106 pp, illustrations throughout, 2 folding maps at the rear, Index, Registers of place names, ship names, (such as the ships Duifken, Eendracht, Vergulde Draak, Batavia), and names of persons described such as the Commanders Houtman, Pelsaert, and de Vlamingh.
Modern blue gilt cloth, title on front board (The Part Born (sic) ... ), housing the original paper wrappers, a few marks on the original printed paper wrapper, very good condition. Profusely illustrated with drawings and maps; the maps very clean. OCLC: 154651849. Trove 4153374. Very good condition. Item #23375