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Author Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814.

Title 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. / by Geoffrey Rawson ; with engravings by John Buckland Wright
Published London : Golden Cockerel Press, 1946


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 ADPML SPWV  910.994 Fli/Mfn  LIB USE ONLY
Description 100 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 32 cm
Series Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK4340 ANL
Contents The introduction. -- The early life of Matthew Flinders. -- Naval influence on the early history of Australia. -- George Bass. -- Bass and Franklin. -- Consideration of Bass's boat voyage. -- Bass's journal of the whaleboat voyage. -- The voyage of the Sydney Cove. -- The shipwreck of the Sydney Cove. -- The adventures of the Sydney Cove's longboat party. -- Coal and trade. -- Foreword to Flinders' narrative. -- Flinders' narrative. -- Circumnavigation of Australia in the Investigator. -- Flinders' account of the wreck of the Porpoise and the Cato. -- Flinders' voyage in the Cumberland. -- Flinders' captivity, release, publications, and death
Notes "Matthew Flinders' Narrative has been designed, produced, and published by Christopher Sandford at the Golden Cockerel Press, London, on Arnold's mould-made paper in 16 pt. Aldine 'Bembo" type, with 'Centaur' initials, designed by Bruce Rogers, and 'Lyons' capitals, designed by Louis Perrin, upon the model of Latin inscriptions, in 1846. Composition and presswork ... at the Chiswick Press, has been finished on the 30th day of October, 1946 ... The Edition is limited to 750 copies. Nos: 1-100 are bound in full green morocco" -- Colophon
Copied from the original manuscript in the Public Library of Victoria which is entitled : Narrative of an expedition to Furneaux Islands on the coast of New South Wales, in the Port Jackson colonial schooner Francis / by Mattw. Flinders
Library's NK4340 copy is no. 171/750 of the limited edition. ANL
Library's RB copy is no. 575/750 of the limited edition; from the collection of Sir Brian Hone. ANL
Library's SR copy is no. 190/750 of the limited edition. ANL
Subject Bass, George, -1812?
Bass, George, 1771-1803.
Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814.
Francis (Ship)
Sydney Cove (Ship)
Australia -- Discovery and exploration.
Author Buckland Wright, John, 1897-1954.
Hone, B. W. (Brian William), 1907- former owner
Rawson, Geoffrey. d. 1969
Sandford, Christopher.
Chiswick Press.
Golden Cockerel Press.
LC no. 47029436
Other Titles Flinders' Narrative
Flinders' narrative
Matthew Flinders' narrative of his voyage in the schooner Francis, 1798