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An address to the inhabitants of the colonies established in New South Wales and Norfolk Island / by the Rev. Richard Johnson
Bib ID 2018754
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Johnson, Richard, 1753-1827
 
Online Versions
Description London : Printed for the author and sold by Mathews..., Deighton..., Trap..., and Goff and Amey..., 1794 
viii, 74 pages ; 18 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK386.

Notes

"Written in the year 1792."

Rev. Richard Johnson, "Australia's first preacher", sailed in the 'Golden Grove', a store ship of the First Fleet.

"An extremely rare book printed in England for the author to distribute in the colony amongst those to whom he could not minister owing to the growth and spread of the settlement."

National Library of Australia's NK386 copy fully bound in red morocco with gilt decorations; bears the bookplate of Rex de C. Nan Kivell (no. 1794/2); title page inscribed in ink, "Ac D. Parish" with other ink and pencil annotations, including details of Ann Downs Parish's family by her son, "WDM"; Ann Downs Parish is thought to have been a relative of Johnson.

National Library of Australia's FRM F187 (Petherick) copy half bound in leather with marbled boards; title page inscribed in ink "[JS?] Cotton".

National Library of Australia's FRM F187 (NL) copy fully bound in brown morocco with gilt decorations, marbled endpapers and speckled edges; verso of title pages inscribed in pencil: "The author of this address became afterwads Rector of St Antholin London and died ? in 1827 aged 82"; stamped 'Commonwealth of Australia, Library of the Parliament, 17 Nov. 1904' and '7397'.

FRM F187 (NL, Parliament) copy also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-243969396

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK386.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 187

Subjects Bible -- Use -- Early works to 1800.  |  Convicts -- New South Wales -- Religious life.  |  Convicts -- Norfolk Island -- Religious life.
Other authors/contributors Parish, Anne Downs former owner

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FRM F187
Copy: NL (Parliament) copy (hbk)
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NK 386
Copy: Nan Kivell collection copy (pbk)
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