LOT 841
SOLD €1200,00

[Indonesia] J.C. van Neck. W. van Warwijck. Waerachtigh verhael van de Schipvaerd op Oost-Indien

ghedaen by de acht Schepen in den jare 1598 (...). Ghetrocken Uyt het Iournael ofte Dagh-register voor desen daer van ghedruckt, ende door-gaens tot beter onderrechtinghe des Lesers, uuyt verscheyden andere Schrijvers verrijckt., n.publ., (1645). 56 p. 26 engr. plates. Calf. Obl. sm. 4to.

Vol. 2 only. No title-p. (but unclear if there should be one for vol. 2). Good copy. Work recounting the Dutch naval officer and explorer van Neck's expedition to Indonesia of 1598-99. Van Neck's was the 2nd Dutch expedition to the area, w. the goal being to bring back spices from the area. This work incl. an engr. that shows the shore of Mauritius (where van Neck stopped for supplies), as well as the 1st publ. depiction of a dodo bird (engr. 3). Rare.

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