Amsterdam: Theatrvm Orbis Terrarvm, 1976. Hardcover : pp. [vi] xi [xii]  419  : 44 plates : 61 figures : frontispiece 'A gore from a terrestrial globe' by Vincenzo Coronelli : number 57 of 250 copies signed by the author and reserved for distribution by Australian National University Press : brown cloth boards : lettering in gilt to front and spine : brown dust jacket designed by André Thijssen : limited copies label to half-title page : author's signature in blue ink to half-title page
Light foxing to top edge; some rubbing to edges of jacket; the spine of the jacket is faded. Very good / good. Item #2126
"Meticulously unveiling the step-by-step delineation of the Australian coastlines the author shows how the mysterious 'terra australis' is slowly emerging from the hazy mist of phantasy and hypotheses, culminating in the voyages of Tasman." (dust jacket).