Secondhand. Good condition. Wear to book edges and corners, particular to front right lower corner that has been reinforced with book tape. Small tear to tail front cover also fixed with book tape. Page top right foredge has a tiny chuck torn out. Binding is still very good.
The north-west coast of Australia was probably the first part of the continent on which mariners of the ancient world set foot. This book recounts various fascinating episodes from the history of discovery in this area of Australia. The author also writes about his own adventures in whaling, beachcombing and crayfishing. (back cover)