The Resource Terra australis cognita, or, Voyages to the Terra australis, or southern hemisphere, during the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries : containing an account of the manners of the people, and the productions of the countries, hitherto found in the southern latitudes, the advantages that may result from further discoveries on this great continent, and the methods of establishing colonies there, to the advantage of Great Britain : with a preface by the editor, in which some geographical, nautical, and commercial questions are discussed

Terra australis cognita, or, Voyages to the Terra australis, or southern hemisphere, during the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries : containing an account of the manners of the people, and the productions of the countries, hitherto found in the southern latitudes, the advantages that may result from further discoveries on this great continent, and the methods of establishing colonies there, to the advantage of Great Britain : with a preface by the editor, in which some geographical, nautical, and commercial questions are discussed

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Terra australis cognita, or, Voyages to the Terra australis, or southern hemisphere, during the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries : containing an account of the manners of the people, and the productions of the countries, hitherto found in the southern latitudes, the advantages that may result from further discoveries on this great continent, and the methods of establishing colonies there, to the advantage of Great Britain : with a preface by the editor, in which some geographical, nautical, and commercial questions are discussed
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Terra australis cognita, or, Voyages to the Terra australis, or southern hemisphere, during the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries : containing an account of the manners of the people, and the productions of the countries, hitherto found in the southern latitudes, the advantages that may result from further discoveries on this great continent, and the methods of establishing colonies there, to the advantage of Great Britain : with a preface by the editor, in which some geographical, nautical, and commercial questions are discussed
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Voyages to the Terra australis
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Accounts for all early voyages; naming of Carpentaria, Leeuwin, Diemen (Kimberley), Rottnest, etc.; Journeys by de Quiros, Pelsart, Dampier, etc.; v.2, p.341; Meeting with some natives on West Australian coast (Pelsart); v.3, p.87-90; Encounter with natives on West Australian coast (Dampier); appearance
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Terra australis cognita, or, Voyages to the Terra australis, or southern hemisphere, during the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries : containing an account of the manners of the people, and the productions of the countries, hitherto found in the southern latitudes, the advantages that may result from further discoveries on this great continent, and the methods of establishing colonies there, to the advantage of Great Britain : with a preface by the editor, in which some geographical, nautical, and commercial questions are discussed
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  • "A translation by John Callander, with additions, of the Histoire des navigations aux terres australes of C. de Brosses." -- British Library general catalogue of printed books to 1975. Latter part of subtitle varies in vols. 2 and 3
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M0034203
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3 v. (vii, 516, 692, 745 p.) : 2 maps ; 22 cm. (8vo)
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Not for Inter-Library Loan
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0058126
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Terra australis cognita, or, Voyages to the Terra australis, or southern hemisphere, during the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries : containing an account of the manners of the people, and the productions of the countries, hitherto found in the southern latitudes, the advantages that may result from further discoveries on this great continent, and the methods of establishing colonies there, to the advantage of Great Britain : with a preface by the editor, in which some geographical, nautical, and commercial questions are discussed
Publication
Note
  • "A translation by John Callander, with additions, of the Histoire des navigations aux terres australes of C. de Brosses." -- British Library general catalogue of printed books to 1975. Latter part of subtitle varies in vols. 2 and 3
  • Held in Rare Book cupboard
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M0034203
Extent
3 v. (vii, 516, 692, 745 p.) : 2 maps ; 22 cm. (8vo)
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0058126

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