The Unknown Coast. Being the Explorations of Captain Matthew Flinders RN along the Shores of South Australia, 1802. [Together with] The Unknown Coast (a Supplement). Matthew FLINDERS, H. M. COOPER.
The Unknown Coast. Being the Explorations of Captain Matthew Flinders RN along the Shores of South Australia, 1802. [Together with] The Unknown Coast (a Supplement)
The Unknown Coast. Being the Explorations of Captain Matthew Flinders RN along the Shores of South Australia, 1802. [Together with] The Unknown Coast (a Supplement)

The Unknown Coast. Being the Explorations of Captain Matthew Flinders RN along the Shores of South Australia, 1802. [Together with] The Unknown Coast (a Supplement)

Adelaide, [The Author], 1953 and 1955.

Quarto, two volumes, [xiv], 173 pages with 50 plates (including a number of charts); and xii, 94 (last blank), iv pages with 47 plates (including a number of charts).

Papered boards very lightly sunned, marked and bumped; endpapers of the first volume renewed; occasional stamps of the RSSA (Malacological Section) in both volumes; an excellent set.

Number 451 of 500 copies (the first volume), and number 84 of 200 copies (the Supplement). An important work, containing much material from 'the unpublished Log Books of the "Investigator". Extracts from Flinders' rough and also his compilation manuscript charts, are presented for the first time'. The Supplement contains a 'considerable amount of material, much of it hitherto unpublished' that was received by the author too late for inclusion in 'The Unknown Coast' and his earlier work, 'French Exploration in South Australia ... 1802-1803'. [2 items].

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Price: $300.00