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Creator:
White, John, active 1757-1759, author.
Title:
Journal of a voyage to New South Wales : with sixty-five plates of non descript animals, birds, lizards, serpents, curious cones of trees and other natural productions / by John White, esqre., surgeon general to the settlement.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for J. Debrett, Piccadilly, MDCCXC [1790]
Physical Description:
[16], 299, [37] pages, [66] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 30 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QH197 .S45 1790+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BEIN: Beinecke copy has hand-colored plates. (1987 +120)
Engravings after Sarah Stone, Frederick Polydore Nodder, E. Kennion, Charles Catton, and Mortimer.
The final 20 leaves contain "A diary of the winds, weather, temperature of the air, &c. .. in a voyage to Port Jackson, New South Wales" with a divisional title page, separate register, and two final leaves of advertisements
Engraved title page, with vignette.
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 605
ESTC (RLIN), T113529
With a list of subscribers.
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. A later issue. Page number for no. 3 in the List of plates given correctly as 237. Lacks two final advertisement leaves. Bound in 19th century brown morocco, gilt panel and border; signed: J. Jones, Bookbinder. Armorial book-plate of the Earl of Derby.
Subject Terms:
Derby, Earl of -- Bookplate.
Goldsmid, Benjamin, 1753?-1808.
Jones, J. -- Bookbinder.
Natural history -- Australia -- New South Wales.
New South Wales -- Discovery and exploration.
Ornithological illustration -- Australia.
Scientific expeditions -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Voyages and travels.
Women artists -- England.
Zoological illustration -- Australia.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1790.
Engravings -- 1790.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Subscriber's lists -- England -- London -- 1790.
Hand-colored illustrations.
Contributors:
Stone, Sarah, -1844, illustrator.
Nodder, Frederick Polydore, illustrator.
Kennion, E., illustrator.
Catton, Charles, 1756-1819, illustrator.
Mortimer, illustrator.
Debrett, John, -1822, publisher.
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