Hunter, Captain John. AN HISTORICAL JOURNAL OF THE TRANSACTIONS AT PORT JACKSON AND NORFOLK ISLAND, with the Discoveries which have been made in New South Wales and in the Southern Ocean, since the Publication of Phillip's Voyage, compiled from the Official Papers, including the Journals of Governors Phillip and King, and of Lieut. Ball; and the Voyages from the First Sailing of the Sirius in 1787, to the Return of that Ship's Company to England in 1792. Illustrated with seventeen Maps, Charts, Views, & other embellishments, drawn on the Spot by Captains Hunter, & Bradley, Lieutenant Dawes, & Governor King. Med. 4to, Facsimile of First Edition, engr. title (with vignette), pp. [ii], [xviii], 584(last blank); portrait, 5 charts & plans (2 folding & 3 full-page), & 10 plates, list of subscribers; original quarter leather; a fine copy. [Adelaide; Libraries Board of South Australia; 1968].
***Australiana Facsimile Editions No. 148 (702 copies only). First published London, Stockdale, January 1, 1793. Pages 549-551 contain a list of the first settlers (both free men and convicts) and their grants of land; and the plate at Page 77 - View of the Settlement in Sydney Cove, Port Jackson, 20 August, 1788 - is the earliest view of the settlement. #6498

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