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The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay: With an Account of the Establishment of the Colonies of Port Jackson and Norfolk Island by  Arthur Phillip - Hardcover - 3rd - 1790 - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: Biblio482)

The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay: With an Account of the Establishment of the Colonies of Port Jackson and Norfolk Island

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The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay: With an Account of the Establishment of the Colonies of Port Jackson and Norfolk Island: Compiled from Authentic Papers, which have been obtained from the several Departments, to which are added The Journals of Lieuts Shortland, Watts, Ball, & Capt Marshall with an account of their new discoveries. Inscribed by Permission to the Marquis of Sa

by Phillip, Arthur

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Third edition. (The Octavo Edition) Printed for John Stockdale, Piccadilly. London. 1790. xxiv, 383pp. Frontispiece portrait, title page copper engraved Wedgewood vignette, folding table, 16 copper engraved plates of which 13 are folding: folding plate View of Botany Bay, folding plate View in Port Jackson, folding plate Natives of Botany Bay (short closed marginal fold tear), plate Lieutenant King, folding plate View of a Hut in New South Wales, folding plate View in New South Wales, folding plate Kangooroo, folding plate Spotted Opossum, folding plate Vulpine Opossum, folding plate Black Flying Opossum, folding plate Great Brown Kings-fisher, folding plate Bronze-winged Pigeon, folding plate New Holland Cassowary, plate Lieutenant Shortland, folding plate Canoe and Natives of Mulgrave's Range (repair to short closed marginal fold tear), plate Lieutenant Watts. Appendix: A list of Convicts sent to New South Wales in 1787. 2 plates missing: the Map of Norfolk Island and the Sketch of Sydney Cove. Contemporary worn full calf, boards detached. Spine, worn, in six compartments with gilt rules. ffep loose, the binding is firm otherwise. Faint initials dated 1896 to upper margin of first blank.Occasional light foxing, occasional marginal light staining. Corner loss to lower free endpaper. This volume contains the early state "Kangooroo" plate, rather than the later amended "Kanguroo". Note on laid paper loosely inserted at Great Brown Kings Fisher: 'Native name - Kookaburra - Burkman's name - "Laughing Jackass"'.

"On 13 May 1787, the British Empire sent 11 ships boarded with convicts and naval personnel to New South Wales, Australia. They became known as the 'First Fleet' and, arriving in January 1788, they established a penal colony, the first European settlement, on the continent.

First published in 1789, this is an account of the Fleet's voyage, settlement and interaction with the Aboriginal Australians, as recorded by Captain Arthur Phillip. Phillip led the fleet as 'Captain General & Commander in Chief, in & over the Territory of New South Wales'." British Library


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Paul Haynes Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
Biblio482
Title
The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay: With an Account of the Establishment of the Colonies of Port Jackson and Norfolk Island
Author
Phillip, Arthur
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
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Edition
3rd
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed for John Stockdale
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1790
Keywords
Australia, First Fleet
Bookseller catalogs
Travel and Exploration; Natural HIstory; Australasia;
Size
8vo

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