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H.M. Bark Endeavour : Her Place in Australian History : With an Account of Her Construction, Crew and Equipment and a Narrative of Her Voyage on the East Coast of New Holland in the Year 1770 by  Ray Parkin - Hardcover - 1997 - from Aquila Books and Biblio.com

H.M. Bark Endeavour : Her Place in Australian History : With an Account of Her Construction, Crew and Equipment and a Narrative of Her Voyage on the East Coast of New Holland in the Year 1770

by Parkin, Ray

Condition: fine


Melbourne: Miegunyah Press, 1997. Hardcover in decorated boards. fine. 2nd. xi, 467 pp. Text red cloth with gilt title on spine, Map box containing 15 folded plans of the Bark Endeavour both in a red slip case. Large quarto. Text has black and white plans, sketches, maps and diagrams in text. Second series of 1000 copies several of which numbered #13! fine Writing for the layperson and mariner alike, the author sets out to re-create the experience of being aboard 'Endeavour' Through some twenty odd years of meticulous research he reveals what she looked like, how she sailed and what daily life would have been like for those on board. 1997




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