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Author McIntyre, Kenneth Gordon.

Title The secret discovery of Australia : Portuguese ventures 200 years before Captain Cook / Kenneth Gordon McIntyre
Published Medindie, S. Aus. ; London : Souvenir Press, 1977

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Description xxi, 427 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
regular print
Series Susan Crooke Memorial Collection
Susan Crooke Memorial Collection
Contents The question -- Part One. What knew the Portuguese of this great country? -- 1. Prince Henry the Navigator -- 2. The Portolans -- 3. The Treaty of Tordesillas -- 4. The Line of Demarcation -- 5. Timor -- 6. India Meridional -- 7. The cartographical spies -- Part Two. Old-time charts bespeak some knowledge -- 8. The Dauphin Map -- 9. Java -- 10. The Antarctic extension -- 11. The Lisbon mapmakers -- 12. Loxodromes and erration -- 13. Magnetic south -- 14. The Rio Grande -- 15. From Rotz to Desliens -- 16. Mercator and de Jode -- Part Three. In their rivalry with Spain they kept a secret
Analysis Australia Discovery and exploration Portuguese
Explorers, Portuguese
Australia - Discovery and exploration - Portuguese
Portugal - History - Period of discoveries, 1385-1580
Notes Includes index
Map on lining papers
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 403-413
Event [1977]
Subject Discoveries in geography -- Portuguese.
Explorers -- Portugal.
Explorers, Portuguese
Australia -- Discoveries (in geography)
Australia -- Discovery and exploration -- Portuguese
Australia -- Discovery and exploration.
Portugal -- History -- Period of discoveries, 1385-1580.
LC no. 78307309
ISBN 0285623036
Other Titles Secret discovery of Australia : Portugese ventures 250 years before Captain Cook