A Voyage to Terra Australis :undertaken for the purpose of completing the discovery of that vast country

 
9780724365401: A Voyage to Terra Australis :undertaken for the purpose of completing the discovery of that vast country
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Set consists of atlas and 2 volumes, contained in a moulded maroon baize box with a clear perspex cover. Limited edition no. 395/500. Double elephant folio Atlas (27.5x 20.5 ins./ 69.5x 52 cm):Endpapers have drawing of HMS Investigator. Title page & prelims.+ 19 plates of maps, mostly double page, plus 4 pp. elevations of coasts + 10pp. botanical pl., all monotone. Two folio vols. of journals; vol.1., cciv + 269pp. inc. appendix & 7 tables; vol.2., 613pp inc. 3 appendices (corrections of longitude, compass errors and botany). Endpapers are map of Yorke Peninsula. All bound half leather, blue with cream linen cloth. Impressed gilt rulings and book details on the covers of all three vols. and on the spines of the journal vols.

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