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HUNTER: An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson (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, compiled from the Official Papers; including the Journals of Governors Phillip and King, and of Lieut. Ball; and the Voyages from the First Sailing of the Sirius in 1787, to the Return of that Ship's Company to England in 1792.\n\nLondon, John Stockdale, 1793. Quarto, with the engraved title page with vignette, portrait frontispiece, 5 maps and charts (2 of them large folding maps), and 10 engraved plates (all but one with tissue-guards) after drawings by Captains Hunter and Bradley, Lieutenant Dawes, and Governor King (one engraved by William Blake). Later half calf and stippled cloth, the spine sparingly gilt-decorated, with a contrasting morocco title-label, all edges speckled; cloth a little flecked; leather a little rubbed at the extremities; spine lightly watermarked, with a few old scrapes; frontispiece and title leaf moderately foxed, with scattered foxing to the plates (generally light) and tissue-guards; small inoffensive light waterstain to the top left-hand corner of all plates and maps; a very good copy.\n\nNotes:\n\nThe special issue on superfine wove paper, referred to by Ferguson as a 'large paper' edition, but in fact printed on sheets the same size as the standard issue on laid paper (Wantrup, page 69). Ferguson 152; Wantrup 13.
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