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Author Collins, David, 1756-1810.

Title A voyage to New South Wales : with Governor Phillip, 1787-1788 / David Collins ; edited, with an introduction and notes, by John Currey
Published Malvern [Vic.] : Published for the Banks Society at The Colony Press, 2006

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Description 86 pages : illustrations, (some color), color portrait ; 21 cm
Summary The journal, begun by David Collins on HMS Sirius in 1787, is one of the most important records of the voyage of the First Fleet. This text provides detailed descriptions of the voyage, the arrival in Botany Bay and Phillip's selection of Sydney Cove, and gives glimpses of life in three continents in the late 18th century
Analysis Modern history (c 1788-1914) (Australia)
Social history
Notes Originally published in 1798 as the prologue in the author's history entitled: An account of the English colony in New South Wales
Subject Phillip, Arthur, 1738-1814 -- Travel.
Great Britain. Royal Navy. Fleet, First.
Botany Bay (N.S.W.) -- History.
New South Wales -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
New South Wales -- History -- 1788-1851
Author Collins, David, 1756-1810. Account of the English colony in New South Wales
Currey, John E. B.
Banks Society.
ISBN 0949586323