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An Epistle from Mr. Banks, voyager, monster-hunter, and amoroso, to Oberea, Queen of Otaheite / transfused by A.B.C
Bib ID 290492
Format BookBook
Edition 2nd ed. 
Description [London?] : Printed at Batavia for Jacobus Opano and sold in London by John Swan and Thomas Axtell, [1774] 
16 p. ; 26 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK618

Notes

"Enriched with the finest passages of the Queen's letter to Mr. Banks."

Listed in: Bibliography of Captain James Cook, R.N., F.R.S., circumnavigator. 2nd ed. Sydney : Library of New South Wales, 1970. No. 3913.

The author of this lampoon on Banks has never been discovered.

National Library of Australia's NK618 copy bears the bookplate of Rex de C. Nan Kivell (no. 1774/1, 1774/2; half bound in tan leather with marbled boards with the 5th edition, 'An Epistle from Oberea, Queen of Otaheite, to Joseph Banks, Esq.' (London : J. Almon, 1774).

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK618.

Subjects Oberea, Queen of Otaheite -- Poetry.  |  Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820 -- Poetry.
Other authors/contributors Oberea, Queen of Otaheite  |  Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820

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