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Leipzig: Arkstee & Merkus, 1754.
Dampier for German readersQuarto, with 26 maps and plates (numbered 1-25 with a plate 10 bis); contemporary calf. German compendium of travel accounts published in the mid-eighteenth-century, including Dampier's voyages and excellent maps of Australia and the South Pacific. This single volume from a....
Lisbon: Melchiades & Co., 1863.
Controversial study of the Dieppe mapsLarge octavo pamphlet, 24 pp. with an additional map sheet, an excellent partially uncut copy. A controversial treatise claiming the primary discovery of the Australian continent as a Portuguese achievement. This theory derives from the author's belief in the...
Adelaide: Government printer, 1874.
Sent in search of Peter WarburtonFoolscap folio, 5pp, folding lithographic map; disbound with perforations where previously stab-sewn, otherwise excellent. John Ross is now remembered as second of two men to cross the entirety of the Australian continent through its centre. This parliamentary printing records a....