de Prado y Tovar, Captain Don Diego: NEW LIGHT ON THE DISCOVERY OF AUSTRALIA as revealed by the Journal of Captain Don Diego de Prado y Tovar. Edited by Henry M. Stevens, with Annotated Translations from the Spanish by G. F. Barwick. Demy 8vo, First Edition; pp. xii, 262, [2](adv.); 5 maps (4 folding, 2 in pocket of rear board), 2 facsimiles of the original MS. Journal, notes, appendices, index; top edge gilt; others uncut; original dark red cloth, gilt; (slight damage to spine; front board a little marked; some foxing); a very good copy; scarce. London; Henry Stevens, Son and Stiles; MDCCCCXXX [1930].
***This work was simultaneously issued by the Hakluyt Society and was never before published in any language. One of the large folding charts contains reproductions of the four maps by DE PRADO Y TOVAR and the Journal reveals "that after the departure of Quiros the office of Chief of the Expedition had devolved upon Prado under sealed orders opened at the Island of Espiritu Santo, and that Torres was thereafter merely acting as navigating Captain ...." #2268

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