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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.
London : Golden Cockerel Press, 1946. First Edition. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Physical description; 100, [2] p. : ill. (wood engravings), map ; 32 cm. Notes; ... designed, produced, and published by Christopher Sandford at the Golden Cockerel Press, London, on Arnold's mould-made paper ... The edition is limited to 750 copies. Nos 1-100 are bound in full green morocco. Number 209. --Colophon. Bass's journal of the whaleboat voyage: p. 29-43. Printing: printed on grey paper with initials and illustrations printed in green. Wood-engraved frontispiece and title page vignette [by John Buckland-Wright and map drawn by Mrs. C. G. Storry (Joan Rutter)]. Printer's device beneath the colophon on final leaf. Imprint from colophon. Subjects; Bass, George (1771?-d. 1812?). Flinders, Matthew (1774-1814) - Travel. Sydney Cove (Ship). Francis (Schooner). Golden Cockerel Press. Voyages and travels. Australia - Discovery and exploration. New South Wales - Discovery and exploration. Furneaux Islands - Description and travel.
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