Hardcover, 8vo., quarter leather with marbled papered sides, black spine label with gilt lettering, near fine copy, frontis, black & white illus., introduction xxxii, notes, 149pp. Facsimile copy of the 1795 edition with an introduction by Gavin Fry of the National Maritime Museum. Edition was limited to 750 copies. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : A Voyage Round The World In The Gorgon Man ...
Éditeur : Potts Point, Hordern House Rare Books for Maritime Museum, 1991.
Description du livre 1991. (Potts Point), Hordern House, (1991). Facsimile of the 1795 edition. Quarter leather & marbled boards, frontispiece, illust., pp. 149. Fine. ISBN 1 875567 02 X. AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM, AUSTRALIAN MARITIME SERIES Number One. One of 750 copies. The first account of the colony of New South Wales written by a woman. N° de réf. du libraire 81848
Description du livre 1991. (Potts Point), Hordern House, (1991). Facsimile of the 1795 edition. Quarter leather & marbled boards, frontispiece, illust., pp. 149. V.g. ISBN 1 875567 02 X. AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM, AUSTRALIAN MARITIME SERIES Number One. One of 750 copies. The first account of the colony of New South Wales written by a woman. N° de réf. du libraire 105496
Description du livre Hordern House / Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney, 1991. Facsimile ed.. Hardback octavo, quarter-bound, hand-bound maroon Scottish calf with gilt bands & title on spine & marbled paper boards, very good plus condition, black & white drawings (commentary section & frontispiece). 181 pp. (Originally published in 1795, this facsimile is a limited edition of 675 copies. The text is 149 pages, plus a preliminary unnumbered 32-page commentary by Gavin Fry, Australian National Maritime Museum. Dedicated to Caroline, Princess of Wales.) This is the first account by a woman of the hazardous voyage from England to the penal colony at Sydney Cove (in 1791) and her return to England. Her husband was the captain of the ship Gorgon. On the outwards leg they carried convicts, plus Major Grose, Captain Watkin Tench and others of the New South Wales Corps. On the return leg, they carried many plant and animal specimens (Sir Joseph Banks was a subscriber), the convict escaper Mary Bryant, and the Bounty mutineers. N° de réf. du libraire 12621
Description du livre Hordern House Potts Point, N.S.W. 1991 Facsimile Reprint, 1991. 8.5" x 5.5" Quarter Leather As New Limited edition reprint of 750 copies, quarter tan leather/marbled boards,gilt bands and title (on black leather label) to spine, pp. [prelims], i- xxxii, 1- 149. N° de réf. du libraire 003866
Description du livre Hordern House, Sydney, 1991. Half-Leather. État : Fine. Facsimile. Facsimile Edition; 8vo; (xxxiv commentary), xxxii, 149pp. Black & white frontispiece of ships' plan. 1 black & white illustration. Hand bound in quarter maroon calf and marbled boards. Fine copy in pristine condition.Facsimile of the edition of 1795 it was issued as the first number in the Australian Maritime Series. Published by Hordern House for the Australian National Museum. Edition limited to 750 copies. Printed on Ivory Kilmory Text and finished in 1991. This edition is limited to just 750 copies.of which 675 copies were bound in half maroon Scottish calf. Just three years after the first fleet the author leaving two young children at home accompanied her husband and kept an excellent diary of the events including the condition of convicts on transport ships. Also listing many of the others on board, sometimes their professions and where they were originally from; including Captains Bristow, Hopwood, Hamilton, Murray, Miller, Colonel Otho Hamilton, Hugh Robert Hughes, Miss Catherine Hunter and Mr. Peyton Hadley. The author was extremely interested in everything happening on board and around the ship even a lightning strike is noted. Dedication is by Lady Diana Princess of Wales. Weighs approx.445g. BOOK IS IN STOCK AND READY TO MAIL NOW. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited Edition. N° de réf. du libraire 2947