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Voyage of the Tamar 1824, The. Remarks on board His Majesty’s Ship Tamar : in a voyage from England to Port Praia, Cape of Good Hope, New South Wales, and from thence along the coast of Australia, to Port Essington in the Cobourg Peninsula, and thence to Bathurst and Melville Islands, Apsley’s Straits, between 27th February & the 13th of November 1824; and continued in the ship Countess of Harcourt, to the Isle of France, to 7th February 1825 / Henry Ennis

Ennis, Henry; Friend, Donald (illustrator); Griffin, Richard (design, editor); Hince, Kenneth (foreword).

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Limited edition of 160 copies (copy #42). Quarter calf and cloth binding by Peter Marsh. A VERY DESIRABLE COPY.

“The text printed here, for the first time in book form, pretty much as it appeared in issues 413 to 417 of ‘The Monthly Magazine’, published in London from August, 1825.” Kenneth Hince (from the Foreword).

“Decorations [frontispiece and title page] by Donald Friend. Designed and edited by Richard Griffin.”

“Typeset and printed in Australia on handmade Australian paper by Gardner Printing Co. (Vic.) Proprietary Limited, 36 Thornton Crescent, Mitcham, Victoria, 3132, and handbound by Peter Marsh at The Dove Bindery.”

Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), quarter-leather binding, cloth boards, light brown endpapers, two black & white drawings (frontispiece & title page). 34 pp. Australian handmade paper with untrimmed edges. Subtitle: “Remarks on Board His Majesty’s ship Tamar in a voyage from England to Port Praia, Cape of Good Hope – New South Wales, and from thence along the coast of Australia, to Port Essington in the Cobourg Peninsula, and thence Bathurst and Melville Islands, Apsley’s Straits, between 27th February & the 13th of November 1824 and continued in the ship Countess of Harcourt to the Isle of France, to 7th January 1825.” In his foreword Kenneth Hince states that the text is printed for the first time in book form, pretty much as it appeared in issues 413 to 417 of The Monthly Magazine, published in London from August 1825.

Ennis, Henry.  |  Tamar (Ship)  |  Voyages and travels.  |  Port Essington (N.T.) — History.  |  Northern Territory — Description and travel — To 1850. Friend, Donald, 1915-1989, illustrator  |  Griffin, Richard, 1934-1991, editor, book designer  |  Hince, Kenneth, writer of foreword  |  Marsh, Peter, binder.

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Voyage to New South Wales

Additional Information

AuthorEnnis, Henry; Friend, Donald (illustrator); Griffin, Richard (design, editor); Hince, Kenneth (foreword).
Number of pages34 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
PublisherRichard Griffin Publisher Pty Ltd, South Melbourne
Year Published1983
Binding Type

Hardcover. Half calf leather.

Book Condition

Mint Copy!