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  1. An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island,

    An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island,

    with the Discoveries which have been made in New South Wales and in the Southern Ocean since the Publication of Philip’s Voyage, compiled from the Official Papers; Including the Journals of Governors Phillip and King, and of Lieut. Ball; and the Voyages from the first Sailing of the Sirius in 1787, to the Return of that Ship’s Company to England in 1792.
    First edition, a tall copy retaining the date at the foot of the title page which is usually found trimmed. "Hunter gives an excellent account of many activities, particularly exploration and the settlement at Norfolk Island, which are treated more cursorily by the other First Fleet chroniclers. The engraved plates and maps, many of the latter from original cartography by Hunter, Dayes and Bradley, are very fine. Learn More
    £3,850

    Date of Publication: 1793

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    Stock Code: 22032

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