Memoirs of James Hardy Vaux Written By Himself, Volume I only of II

Vaux, James Hardy

Published by W. Clowes, London, 1819
Condition: Good Hardcover
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248pp, binding copy without covers, half-title dust-soiled, occasional foxing noted at final few pages, text otherwise clean and bright, edges untrimmed, text block tight. An account of an Englishman who was transported to the colony of Australia three times between 1801 and 1829 for criminal behavior. The book was written by Vaux during his confinement at Newcastle. It is generally held to be amongst the best early accounts of Sydney, and also the first autobiography written in Australia. It was reprinted with a variant title by Hunt and Clarke, London, 1827, and also Whittaker, Treacher, and Arnot, London, 1829 and 1830. A modern reprint was issued by William Heinemann, London, 1964. The present item is volume I of the very scarce / rare first edition. Bookseller Inventory # 018446

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Title: Memoirs of James Hardy Vaux Written By ...

Publisher: W. Clowes, London

Publication Date: 1819

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

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