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Matthew Flinders' narrative of his voyage in the schooner Francis, 1798 : preceded and followed by notes on Flinders, Bass, the wreck of the Sidney Cove, &c. / by Geoffrey Rawson ; with engravings by John Buckland Wright
Bib ID 764057
Format BookBook
Author
Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814
 
Description London : Golden Cockerel Press, 1946 
100 p. : ill., 1 map ; 32 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK4340

Notes

"Matthew Flinders' Narrative has been designed, produced, and published by Christopher Sandford at the Golden Cockerel Press, London, on Arnold's mould-made paper in 16 pt. Aldine 'Bembo" type, with 'Centaur' initials, designed by Bruce Rogers, and 'Lyons' capitals, designed by Louis Perrin, upon the model of Latin inscriptions, in 1846. Composition and presswork ... at the Chiswick Press, has been finished on the 30th day of October, 1946 ... The Edition is limited to 750 copies. Nos: 1-100 are bound in full green morocco" -- Colophon.

Copied from the original manuscript in the Public Library of Victoria which is entitled : Narrative of an expedition to Furneaux Islands on the coast of New South Wales, in the Port Jackson colonial schooner Francis / by Mattw. Flinders.

Library's NK4340 copy is no. 171/750 of the limited edition

Library's RB copy is no. 575/750 of the limited edition; from the collection of Sir Brian Hone.

Library's SR copy is no. 190/750 of the limited edition.

Subjects Bass, George, 1771-1803.  |  Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814.  |  Francis (Ship)  |  Sydney Cove (Ship)  |  Australia -- Discovery and exploration.
Other authors/contributors Buckland Wright, John, 1897-1954  |  Rawson, Geoffrey. d. 1969  |  Sandford, Christopher  |  Hone, Brian William, Sir, (1907-1978) former owner  |  Chiswick Press  |  Golden Cockerel Press
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