Bound for Botany Bay Narrative of a Voyage in 1798 Aboard the Death Ship 'Hillsborough'
(Sydney): Angus and Robertson, (1965). Second printing. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. 8vo. Pp. xvi, 204 (last blank). Illustrated with 16 plates. One table. Decorated endpapers. In original bright red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. In the illustrated dust jacket, price-clipped and with very slight edge-wear. Fine / Very Good+. Item #6510
The story of the convict transport ship Hillsborough and its horrific journey from Portsmouth to New South Wales in which a hundred lives were lost. Among the survivors? Many who became prominent names in Australian history. Dust jacket is now preserved in a removable, clear archival sleeve.
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