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The story of an Irish convict in the penal colony of New South Wales

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1 BARRINGTON, George.
Voyage a Botany-Bay, avec une description du pays, des moeurs, des coutumes et de la religion des natifs.
Paris, Desenne, 1798. 8vo. Modern grey boards, black title label on spine. XVI, 192 pp. Full description >>

Related Subjects: Australia, New Zealand & Pacific Islands  Cartography  Voyages & Travel 

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Basic knowledge of the world and its inhabitants

Basic knowledge of the world and its inhabitants Basic knowledge of the world and its inhabitants Basic knowledge of the world and its inhabitants Basic knowledge of the world and its inhabitants Basic knowledge of the world and its inhabitants View picture(s)

2 [GEOGRAPHY].
Geographie vivante, ou tableaux raisonnés et comparatifs des principaux habitans du globe, avec leur costume; des animaux divers qui s' y trouvent, et une exacte description de leurs moeurs, de leurs usages et habitudes.
Paris, Alexis Eymery, 1823. Oblong 8vo. Contemporary boards covered with green paper with printed title with imprint (Paris A. Eymery, 1821), decorative border and title printed on spine. With an engraved frontispiece, engraved illustration on half-title and printer's device on title,  30 engraved plates with 2 charming illustrations each. (2), II, 194, (2) pp. Full description >>

Related Subjects: Africa  America [Caribbean Islands]  America, North  Asia  Australia, New Zealand & Pacific Islands  Cartography  Children's Books  China  Costumes  Europe  Geography  Indonesia / Dutch East Indies  Siberia 

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Lecture notes providing an interesting picture of the world as presented to a Dutch schoolboy

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3 HOOFF, H.L. van.
Elémens absolument nécessaires de Géographie. Manuscript  on paper. In French.
(The Netherlands, ca. 1817-20). 4to. Contemporary half calf, spine gilt with light brown title-label, lettered in gold red sprinkled edges.
(2), 247, (3 blank) lvs.
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Fictional account of life in Queensland, with illustrations reproduced photographically

Fictional account of life in Queensland, with illustrations reproduced photographically Fictional account of life in Queensland, with illustrations reproduced photographically Fictional account of life in Queensland, with illustrations reproduced photographically Fictional account of life in Queensland, with illustrations reproduced photographically Fictional account of life in Queensland, with illustrations reproduced photographically View picture(s)

4 MARCET, Edouard.
Australie un voyage a travers le bush.
Geneva, Jules-Guillaume Fick, 1868. 8vo in 4s. Contemporary polished green calf, richly gold-tooled spine with red morocco label, double fillets with corner pieces on the boards, gold-tooled turn-ins and board edges, marbled endpapers (waved pattern), gilt edges. Rebacked in green cloth with the original backstrip laid down. With 20 separately printed woodburytype illustrations: photomechanical reproductions of drawings, 10 full-page, mounted on inserted leaves of heavy paper as plates, and 10 smaller, mounted on the text leaves in spaces left for that purpose. Further with Fick's JGF-monogramme in a wreath on the title-page, numerous charming initials with free-form vine decorations, and each page in a frame of thin rules with decorative corner pieces. 268 pp. Full description >>

Related Subjects: Art & Architecture  Australia & New Zealand  Australia, New Zealand & Pacific Islands  Exploration & Travel  Voyages & Travel  Zoology 

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War fever over the 'Trent Affair'

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5 [PELHAM, Henry, Duke of Newcastle].
1861-2. Victoria. War with America. Copy of a despatch from the Secretary of State relative to the disposal of the naval forces of Great Britain in the event of war, and urging the completion of certain measures of defence required in this Colony; also intimating that the troops sent to New Zealand shall be forthwith returned.  Presented to both Houses of Parliament by his Excellency's command.
Melbourne, John Ferres, government printer, (1862). 33,7 x 21 cm. Printed broadside on blue paper. Full description >>

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Early New Zealand imprint, in the Maori language

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6 [PUCKEY, William Gilbert, and William COLENSO (trans.)].
Ko nga upoko ewitu o te Pukapuka a te Poropiti a Raniera: me te Pukapuka ano hoki a te Poropiti a Hona: …
Paihia (New Zealand), "Perehi o nga Mihanere" (= Missionary Press [operated by William Colenso]), 1840. Large 12mo in 6s (20 x 12 cm). Side stitched through 3 holes, in later grey paper wrapper. Set in roman type with incidental italic. 32 pp. Full description >>

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Establishment of a colony at Port Phillips, the future site of Melbourne, and the foundation of Hobart

Establishment of a colony at Port Phillips, the future site of Melbourne, and the foundation of Hobart Establishment of a colony at Port Phillips, the future site of Melbourne, and the foundation of Hobart Establishment of a colony at Port Phillips, the future site of Melbourne, and the foundation of Hobart View picture(s)

7 TUCKEY, James Hingston.
Bericht von einer Reise nach Neu-Süd-Wallis um zu Port-Philipp in der Bass's Strasse eine Kolonie anzulegen. Gethan in dem Schiffe Kalkutta in den Jahren 1802, 1803 und 1804.
Weimar, Im Verlage des F.G. priv. Landes-Industrie-Comptoirs 1805. 8vo. Original blue paper over boards, the name of the library to which the book belonged blind stamped on both sides: "Mercantile Library".
VI, 136 pp.
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The expedition of La Pérouse

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8 VALENTIN, François.
Voyages et aventures de la Perouse ... Hietième edition.
Tours, Ad. Mame & Cie, 1859. 12mo. Contemporary black sheep, gold- and blind-tooled, "Collège de Vire" stamped in gilt on front board within a wreath of flowers. With steel-engraved frontispiece, steel-engraved title-page, and 2 full-page steel-engraved plates. [4], 284 pp. Full description >>

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The first full-length autobiography written in Australia

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9 VAUX, James Hardy.
Memoirs of James Hardy Vaux, a swindler and thief, now transported to New South Wales for the second time, and for life. Written by himself.
Second edition. London, William Clowes for Whitaker, Treacher, & Arnot, 1830. 12mo. Green cloth with title and author's name lettered in gold on spine. (2), XXIV, 288 pp. Full description >>

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