Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson, in New South Wales, including an accurate description of the Situation of the Colony; of the Natives; and of its natural productions.

Taken on the spot by CaPtain Watkin Tench, of the marines.

Quarto, with a folding “Map of the hitherto unexplored country contiguous to Port Jackson: laid down from actual survey”, Orams copy with bookplate.

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First edition of Captain Watkin Tench’s major work on New South Wales: an author’s presentation copy inscribed on the title page “From the Author, to his Friend James Hodge Esq Plymouth 1793”.

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