HUNTER (JOHN)  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 Phillip's Voyage, John Stockdale, 1793
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HUNTER (JOHN)
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 Phillip's Voyage, John Stockdale, 1793
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HUNTER (JOHN)
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 Phillip's Voyage, engraved portrait frontispiece, engraved title with vignette after the author, 15 engraved plates and maps (2 folding, some spotting and off-setting), list of subscribers, title shaved at lower margin just touching imprint, modern half calf [Ferguson 152; Hill 857; Wantrup 13], 4to (293 x 225mm.), John Stockdale, 1793

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  • First edition of "a very valuable work on the early history of the English settlements in Australia", written by John Hunter (1737-1821) who succeeded Arthur Phillip as governor of New South Wales.
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