Frost, Alan. ARTHUR PHILLIP. 1738-1814. His Voyaging. Cr. 4to, First Edition; pp. xii, 320; numerous maps (some double-page), 16 coloured plates, several illustrations, tables & text figures, notes & bibliography to each chapter, sources of illustrations, index; original papered boards; a very good copy in slightly worn & faded dustwrapper. Melbourne; Oxford University Press; (1987).
***An interesting account of Phillip's life, told from the viewpoint of his long naval career, including his service in the Portuguese navy, in South America and elsewhere. His varied experience, and the ability to learn from it, go to show that he was an inspired choice to lead the new settlement of Australia. #17549

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