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UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE.  A SUCCINCT ACCOUNT OF NEW SOUTH WALES AND OBSERVATIONS ON THE PLAN OF ESTABLISHING A COLONY OF CONVICTS AT BOTANY BAY. by UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE OF KNOWLEDGE AND PLEASURE.: - Hardcover - 1787 - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 35687)

UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE. A SUCCINCT ACCOUNT OF NEW SOUTH WALES AND OBSERVATIONS ON THE PLAN OF ESTABLISHING A COLONY OF CONVICTS AT BOTANY BAY.

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UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE. A SUCCINCT ACCOUNT OF NEW SOUTH WALES AND OBSERVATIONS ON THE PLAN OF ESTABLISHING A COLONY OF CONVICTS AT BOTANY BAY.

by UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE OF KNOWLEDGE AND PLEASURE.:

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London, W. Bent, 1787.. Small section of the Universal Magazine 1787 with 3 pages on early Australia with summary of plans for the convict settlement at Botany Bay, also several mentions of Captain Cook, pages 137-139. Slim 8vo, approximately 220 x 135 mm, 8½ x 5¼ inches, LACKS THE CHART, a very good facsimile has been inserted, pages:113-168 with engraved portrait frontispiece, nicely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in half calf, gilt lettering and rules to spine, marbled boards with dividing gilt rules, new cream endpapers. Printing on page 137 a little pale, but all text legible, pale age-browning , 2 small neat edge repairs, otherwise a very good copy. Although short, the article is rich in detail, outlining early Dutch discoveries and the landfalls of William Dampier before Captain Cook's survey of the east coast. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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Bookseller
Roger Middleton GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
35687
Title
UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE. A SUCCINCT ACCOUNT OF NEW SOUTH WALES AND OBSERVATIONS ON THE PLAN OF ESTABLISHING A COLONY OF CONVICTS AT BOTANY BAY.
Author
UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE OF KNOWLEDGE AND PLEASURE.:
Format/binding
half calf bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
London, W. Bent, 1787.
Date published
1787
Keywords
Australia Botany Bay new south wales captain cook australiana convicts

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Roger Middleton

We have been established booksellers for 42 years. We are a postal business only (strictly no callers). We are long-standing members of the P.B.F.A. the largest trade association for antiquarian booksellers in the UK. We wrap all our parcels in new materials and all our books are insured at our expense. Books may be returned if wrongly described, all costs will be met by us. ****PLEASE NOTE: POSTAGE WILL BE CHARGED AT COST, MEANING THAT POSTAGE WILL BE REDUCED ON PARCELS WEIGHING UNDER 1 KILO, AND IT WILL BE INCREASED ON MOST PARCELS WEIGHING MORE THAN 1 KILO****

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Marbled boards
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New
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