Neck, Jacob Cornelisz van - Dutch East Indies
[Le second livre] Journal ou comptoir, contenant le vray discours et narration historique du voiage faict par les huict navires d'Amsterdam, au mois de mars l'an 1598 soubs la conduitte de l'Admiral Iaques Corneille Necq.... aussi est icy adjouté un vocabulaire des mots françois, javan & malaites. Amsterdam: Corneille Nicolas... pour Bonaventure Dacivelle Libraire, 1601. Folio (330 x 230mm.), 2 parts in one volume; 25 large engraved illustrations including title illustration, two woodcuts, [ii], 21 leaves, [8 leaves], period style half vellum, with mottled brown paper boards, upper margin of title excised with loss of three words (Le second livre), one leaf with slight marginal loss (not affecting text), occasional light stains and toning
Estimate £ 8,000-12,000

Note: First French edition of the very rare account of the second Dutch voyage to the Indies.

EXTREMELY RARE. ABPC has not recorded a single copy of the present edition at auction in the last 40 years. Only 1 copy found on COPAC: Cambridge University.