The Journal of Jacob Roggeveen.

p. 9: Jan Roggeveen (brother?): referred to a book of charts shown by him previously by Jacob in Vere, saying that he had put such a book in Jacob’s chest for the voyage. The charts studied by them no doubt contained representations of islands…, and were mere spots of land separated by vast tracks of ocean….

p. 12-13: from numbers of references in his Journal, it is evident that Roggeveen’s main guide in his traverse of the south part of the Atlantic was Amédée-François Frézier’s account of his voyage to the Pacific coast of America, first published in Paris in 1716 under the title Relation du voyage de la Mer du Sud aux côtes du Chily….