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Author Tasman, Abel Janszoon, 1603?-1659.

Title Abel Jansen Tasman's journal / tra[n]slated from the original Dutch by Charles Godfrey Woide, Chaplain of His Majesty's Dutch Chapel at St. James's
Published [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1776
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Description 1 online resource (171 folio
Series Empire online. Section 1, Cultural contacts, 1492-1969
Summary Ms. translation of Tasman's journal of a voyage from Batavia, in the East Indies, for the discovery of the unknown south land, 1642-1643. Tasman's voyage did not locate the south land, but did claim Dutch possession of Tasmania, had a bloody encounter with New Zealand Maoris, and enjoyed the hospitality of the islanders of Oceania. The original illustrations are described in text
Notes At foot of title: Jos. Banks
Subject Tasman, Abel Janszoon, 1603?-1659.
SUBJECT Australasia -- Discovery and exploration -- Dutch.
Oceania -- Discovery and exploration -- Dutch
Form Electronic book
Author Woide, Charles Godfrey, 1725-1790.
Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820.
British Library.
Adam Matthew Digital (Firm)