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The History of Botany-Bay and particularly Port-Jackson, where the convicts from this country are sent, and the British settlement formed : with an account of the manners and customs of the inhabitants, and of the climate and soil of that country
Bib ID 487972
Format BookBook
Description Edinburgh : Printed and sold in East Campbell Close, Cowgate, [1793?] 
24 pages ; 17 cm. 
Notes

"Collected from authentic authors and original papers".

The Library's copy is bound with: 1) Life and adventures of Bampfylde-Moore Carew; commonly called the King of beggars. 2) An old man's experience: or Poor richards's maxims improved. 3) History of the wandering Jew of Jerusalem. 4) History of Tom Tram : Old mother Winters grandson containing all his merry exploits. 5) Comical history of the Collier's wedding at Benwell, near Newcastle Upon Tyne. 6) Young coal man's courtship to a Creel-wife's daughter or a dialogue between an old woman and her son. 7) Strange and wonderful predictions of Mr. Christopher Love. 8) Alonzo the brave and faire Imogine, a ballard. 9) Comical history of the domine deposed or some reflections on his intrigue wiht a young lass. 10) Death and the lady to wich is added the King and the beggar wench. 11) History of Botany-Bay and paticularly Port Jackson, where the convicts from this country are sent, and the British settlement formed. 12)Tragedy of Zara. 13) Mother Goose's fairy tales. 14) A reciept for making seceders. 15) A new collection of fairy tales. 16) Jealous man convinced he is a cuckold or the way the world represented.17) Two excellent new songs. 18) Jock Blate's night vision, as described by himself. 19) An address to the Diel. 20) An abridgement of the history of the Isles of Orkney. 21) An account of some of the last words of Christian Ker.

Library's copy bound with 20 other items, and bears binder's title: Chap Books.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 151a

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Early works to 1800.  |  New South Wales -- Description and travel -- To 1850.  |  New South Wales -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
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