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The First Fleet : the record of the foundation of Australia from its conception to the settlement at Sydney Cove / compiled from the original documents in the Public Record Office, with extracts from the log-books of H.M.S. Sirius and an introduction and notes by Owen Rutter ; five engravings by Peter Barker-Mill
Bib ID 764027
Format BookBook
Description London : Golden Cockerel Press, 1937 
149, [1] p., 4 p. of plates : ill. ; 32 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK4337

Notes

"Some of this material is now printed for the first time ; the more important documents appear in the Historical records of New South Wales, published in Sydney in 1892."--p. 20.

"The First Fleet has been printed & published by Christopher and Anthony Sandford and Owen Rutter at the Golden Cockerel Press of 10 Staple Inn, London, and completed on the 24th day of August, 1937. The edition is limited to 375 copies printed on Arnold's hand-made paper in Perpetua type" -- Colophon.

Includes despatches from Arthur Phillip and proposals from James M. Matra for establishing a settlement in New South Wales.

National Library's SR copy accompanied by a prospectus.

National Library copy NK4337 is no. 101 of the limited ed. of 375 copies and copy JAF 105 is no. 206.

National Library,s Strong Room copy is one of 5 copies especially leather bound.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK4337.

Subjects Convict ships.  |  First Fleet, 1787-1788.  |  Australia -- History -- To 1788 -- Sources.
Other authors/contributors Matra, James Mario, 1748?-1806  |  Phillip, Arthur, 1738-1814  |  Rutter, Owen, 1889-1944  |  Sandford, Anthony  |  Sandford, Christopher  |  Barker-Mill, Peter  |  Golden Cockerel Press

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    Nq 994.4 RUT
    Copy: N copy
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    RBq JAF 105
    Copy: RB copy
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    NK4337
    Copy: FRM NK copy
    Special Collections Reading Room
    SRq 994.02 F527
    Copy: SR copy (hbk)
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