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Narrative of his Voyage in the Schooner Francis: 1798

Preceded and Followed by Notes on Flinders, Bass, the Wreck of the Sydney Cove, &c, by Geoffrey Rawson.

Stock Code 102551

London, The Golden Cockerel Press, 1946

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A handsome first edition of this recounting of Matthew Flinders' famous voyage, that led to the discovery of the Illawarra coal seams and the Bass Strait; the first time the original manuscript had been published. One of one hundred copies only to be bound thus in full morocco.

First edition, number 9 of 100 specially bound copies, from an overall limitation of 750; folio (310 x 190 mm.); printed in dark green throughout, wood-engraved frontispiece, title vignette, 6 chapter headings and device, all by John Buckland-Wright, one full-page map of the east coast of Australia; full green morocco, gilt, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, top edge gilt, others uncut, spine very slightly lightened, but otherwise a very good copy; housed in original cloth slip-case, lightly marked.

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Narrative of his Voyage in the Schooner Francis: 1798

[GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS]. FLINDERS, Matthew; BUCKLAND-WRIGHT, John (illustrator).

Stock code: 102551

$2,082.00

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