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Author Hunter, John, 1737-1821, author

Title An historical journal of the transactions at Port Jackson, and Norfolk Island : including the journals of Governors Phillip and King, since the publication of Phillip's voyage : with an abridged account of the new discoveries in the South Seas / by Iohn Hunter, Esqr. post captain in His Majesty's Navy. ; To which is prefixed a life of the author, and illustrated with a map of the country, by Lieut. Dawes. And other embellishments
Published London : Printed for John Stockdale, Piccadilly, Jany. 1. 1793


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 ADPML SPC  994.02 Hun/Hjo  LIB USE ONLY
Description xxi, 3 unnumbered pages, 525 pages, 3 unnumbered pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates (2 folded) : illustrations, 1 map, 1 portrait (engravings) ; 22 cm (octavo)
Notes "The following sheets contain but a small portion of the larger work of Captain Hunter, from which they are abridged ..."--"Advertisement", p. [1]-2
Title page engraved. The image area is wide for this format, and in many copies is cropped
Map has title: A map of all those parts of the territory of New South Wales which have been seen by any person beloging to the settlement established at Port Jackson ... faithfully constructed from the best materials that could be obtained ... by William Dawes. March 1791. [imprint] Published Sept. 22nd 1792, by John Stockdale, Piccadilly
Other plates: 1) frontispiece portrait of Hunter by Daniel Orme after Robert Dighton; 2) title vignette by John Hall after Thomas Stothard, from a sketch by Hunter; 3) "A family of New South Wales", by William Blake from a sketch by Governor King. In this 8vo edition the Blake plate is folded
"Anecdotes of John Hunter, Esq.": pages [iii]-xi
Publisher's advertisements: p. [526]-[528]; includes a description of the unabridged quarto edition of this work, which contains an additional 13 plates
Collation: 8vo: a⁸ b⁴ B-2K⁸ [$4 ( -b3,4) signed]; 268 leaves, pp. [i] ii [iii] iv-xi [xii-xiii] xiv-xxi [xxii-xxiv], [17] 18-525 [526-528] [misprinting 324 as 234, 485 as 585]
Subject Hunter, John, 1737-1821.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Early works to 1800.
New South Wales -- History -- Early works to 1800.
Genre/Form Early works.
Author Phillip, Arthur, 1738-1814.
King, Philip Gidley, 1758-1808.
Dighton, Robert, 1752-1814, illustrator
Orme, Daniel, 1766-1837, engraver
Hall, John, 1739-1797, engraver
Stothard, Thomas, 1755-1834, illustrator
Blake, William, 1757-1827, engraver
LC no. 05012291