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The voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay
Bib ID 5155667
Format BookBook
Author
Phillip, Arthur, 1738-1814
 
Description Annandale, N.S.W. : Codexeditions, 2010 
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill., col. maps, col. ports. ; 17 x 17 cm. 
Biography/History

This artist's book is one of six, specially designed for the exhibition, "Undercover Story", held by the Society of Arts and Crafts in Sydney Cove, 2010.

Notes

Originally published by John Stockdale, London in 1789.

This edition was designed, produced and hand bound by graphic artisan, Penelope Lee. The book's hard cover is made of laser etched wood. The text is hand bound with exposed sewing on red kangaroo skin tapes. It has an outer chemise of grey suede leather decorated with tan eel skin and tied with a kangaroo skin lacing.

Limited edition of six copies.

Library's SR copy is no. 6.

Subjects Phillip, Arthur, 1738-1814.  |  Lee, Penelope.  |  Voyages and travels.  |  Natural history -- New South Wales.  |  First Fleet, 1787-1788.  |  New South Wales -- History -- 1788-1851.  |  New South Wales -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Other authors/contributors Lee, Penelope
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