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A New, royal, and authentic system of universal geography, antient and modern including all the late important discoveries made by the English and other celerbated navigators of various nations ... : with an account of ... Captain Cook's voyages round the world, ... and the latest accounts of the English colony of Botany Bay with a particular description of Port Jackson, Norfolk Island &c. where the convicts are now settled ... / by Thomas Bankes ... [et al]
Bib ID 1659870
Format BookBook
Description London : Printed for C. Cooke ..., [1789?] 
990 pages, 105 leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 41 cm (folded) 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK598.

Notes

"Chap. I. New Holland": p. 1-11.

Includes index.

Suggested by Frost to be the 2nd ed. [1789]

Text commences for Chap. I. New Holland: Port Jackson. Section I. Account of the commencement and progress of the operations for forming the colony, interspersed with incidental occurrences. As Botany Bay was the spot destined for the planting a new colony in this part of the globe, the fleet ...

Ferguson no.59a possibly 4th ed. [1792].

The fourth author is Thomas Lloyd.

Library's copy at NK598 contains Book 1, ie pp. 1-106 and two maps.

Library's N F59a copy lacks world map and map of Australasia.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK598.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 59a

La Trobe library journal, v.2, no.8, pp. 91-100 (Frost on Bankes's A new royal authentic and complete system of universal geography)

Subjects Discoveries in geography.  |  Geography -- Early works to 1800.  |  Australia -- Description and travel -- To 1850.
Other authors/contributors Bankes, Thomas, 1744-

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