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Weare, Ernest E L, fl1885 - 1923

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An interesting historical event in Australian history, 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 278/17
Scope and Contents

A translation of the Dutch account, published in 1647, of the wreck of the 'Batavia' on the Abrolhos Islands and subsequent events of 1628-1629 (85 pages). Some extracts from Saville-Kent's 'A naturalist in Australia' have been added, and there are four pages of illustrations taken from the Dutch account.

Dates: 1923
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