JOURNAEL VAN DE NASSAUSCHE VLOOT, OFTE BESCHRIJVINGH VAN DE VOYAGIE OM DEN GANTSCHEN AERT-KLOOT...IN DE IAREN 1623, 1624, 1625 EN 1626....

Amsterdam. 1648. 76pp. Woodcut title vignette. Small quarto. Later marbled boards. Ex-lib. with shelf label and bookplate, some marginal dampstaining and tanning, marginal repair to one leaf slightly affecting sidenote, trimmed bit close but not touching main text. Overall very good. Lacks the folding plate. Item #WRCAM9853

Reprint of the 1643 edition, enlarged, of L'Hermite's journal kept during his voyage to Peru, and first published in 1626. The 1643 edition includes de Quiros' account of Australia, which is excluded from the present edition, although it is mentioned in the title. The present edition does include an account of a 1596 English voyage to Guiana and other material relating to navigation to the East Indies, as well as Pedro de Madriga's account of Peru, none of which appeared in previous printings. SABIN 31505. JCB II:372. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 648/88.

Price: $750.00