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1788 comprising A narrative of the expedition to Botany Bay and A complete account of the settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench

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Published by Text Pub. in Melbourne, Vic .
Written in English


  • Tench, Watkin, -- 1759?-1833,
  • First Fleet, 1787-1788,
  • Australia -- History -- 1788-1851,
  • New South Wales -- History -- 1788-1851,
  • Sydney (N.S.W.) -- History -- 1788-1851,
  • New South Wales -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800,
  • Port Jackson (N.S.W.) -- History,
  • Australia -- Discovery and exploration

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Edition Notes

Other titlesSeventeen eighty eight
StatementWatkin Tench ; edited and introduced by Tim Flannery.
ContributionsFlannery, Tim F. 1956-, Tench, Watkin, 1759?-1833., Tench, Watkin, 1759?-1833.
LC ClassificationsDU160 .T27 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination280 p. :
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23209686M
ISBN 109781921520044
LC Control Number2009396137

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