The Narrative of a Voyage of Discovery, performed in His Majesty's Vessel The Lady Nelson, of ... The Narrative of a Voyage of Discovery, performed in His Majesty's Vessel The Lady Nelson, of ... The Narrative of a Voyage of Discovery, performed in His Majesty's Vessel The Lady Nelson, of ... The Narrative of a Voyage of Discovery, performed in His Majesty's Vessel The Lady Nelson, of ...

The Narrative of a Voyage of Discovery, performed in His Majesty's Vessel The Lady Nelson, of sixty tons burthen, with sliding keels, in the years 1800, 1801, and 1802, to New South Wales.

Grant, James. Lieutenant.

Published by T. Egerton. Military Library, Whitehall., London, 1803
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Including remarks on the Cape Verde Islands, Cape of Good Hope, the hitherto unknown parts os New Holland, discovered by him in his Passage (the first ever attempted from Europe) the Streight separating the Island from the land discovered by Van Dieman: Together with various details of his interviews with the Narrative of New South Wales; Observations on the soil, natural productions, &c. not kown or very slightly treated of by former Navigations; with his Voyage home in the Brig Anna Josepha round Cape Horn; and an Account of the Present State of the Falkland Islands. To which is prefixed An Account of the Origin of Sliding Keels and the advantages resulting from their use; with an Appendix of Orders, Certificates, and Examinations, relative to the Trial Cutter. The Whole illustrated with Elegant Engravings. Quarto. [2 blank] title, Dedication, [7] erratum, [1] vi - xxvi. [blank] 195pp [1] 2 blank] Complete Copy. Large folding engraved frontispiece ' A Sketch of the Boats & Cutter with Sliding Keels.' (small fold tear) Large folding engraved Chart of the N.and W. Parts of Boss's Straits, discovered sailed through with Passage from England to Port Jackson. (hand-colour outline) Six engraved plates (slight spotting) (one hand-coloured) Full Contemporary polished gilt ruled calf, gilt device to front board. finely worked decorative gilt spine, original red leather title label. gilt turn-ins. (light joint wear) Marbled end-papers, Baronial Book-plate. Marbled foredges. Ferguson 375. Superb Copy. Bookseller Inventory # 545

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Title: The Narrative of a Voyage of Discovery, ...

Publisher: T. Egerton. Military Library, Whitehall., London

Publication Date: 1803

Edition: First Edition

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