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An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales. With Remarks on the Dispositions, Customs, Manners etc., of the Native Inhabitants of that Country.

By: COLLINS, David.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Libraries Board of South Australia: 1971

Seller ID: 36137


(Australiana Facsimile Editions, no 76.) See Ferguson 263 & 350. Two volumes. 4to. [xx], xxxviii, 620pp, maps & illustrations & xvi, 336pp, maps, illustrations (several coloured). Brown cloth, green spine labels. A very good clean set. ***The most important of the books published by the officers who came with the First Fleet. Collins was the Judge-Advocate of the infant colony, and was later the first Lieut-Governor of Van Diemen's Land. The second volume includes George Bass's account of his voyage with Matthew Flinders through the strait which now bears his name, and which established that ... View more info

The British Library in the 1990s.

By: SMETHURST, Brian.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association: 1990

Seller ID: 25045


8vo. 31pp, pages untrimmed. Soft covers. Very good. ***The first Alice Brett Memorial Lecture, given on 10 October 1989 by Michael Smethurst, Director General of Humanities and Social Sciences at the British Library. View more info