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Author Rutter, Owen, 1889-1944.

Title The First Fleet : the record of the foundation of Australia from its conception to the settlement at Sydney Cove / compiled from the original documents in the Public Record Office, with extracts from the log-books of H.M.S. Sirius and an introduction and notes by Owen Rutter ; five engravings by Peter Barker-Mill
Published London : Golden Cockerel Press, 1937

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 ADPML SPC  994.01 Rut/Fft  LIB USE ONLY
Description 149 pages, 1 unnumbered page, 4 pages of plates : illustrations ; 32 cm
Series Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK4337 ANL
Contents Includes extracts from the log-books of H.M.S. Sirius
Notes "Some of this material is now printed for the first time ; the more important documents appear in the Historical records of New South Wales, published in Sydney in 1892."--p. 20
"The First Fleet has been printed & published by Christopher and Anthony Sandford and Owen Rutter at the Golden Cockerel Press of 10 Staple Inn, London, and completed on the 24th day of August, 1937. The edition is limited to 375 copies printed on Arnold's hand-made paper in Perpetua type" -- Colophon
Includes despatches from Arthur Phillip and proposals from James M. Matra for establishing a settlement in New South Wales
National Library's SR copy accompanied by a prospectus. ANL
Subject Matra, James Mario, 1748?-1806.
Phillip, Arthur, 1738-1814.
Great Britain. Royal Navy. Fleet, First.
Sirius (Ship)
Convict ships.
Penal colonies -- Australia -- New South Wales -- History -- Sources.
Australia -- History -- 1788-1851.
Australia -- History -- To 1788 -- Sources.
Australia -- History -- To 1788.
New South Wales -- History -- Sources.
Author Barker-Mill, Peter.
Matra, James Mario, 1748?-1806.
Phillip, Arthur, 1738-1814.
Rutter, Owen, 1889-1944.
Sandford, Anthony.
Sandford, Christopher.
Golden Cockerel Press.