The life of David Collins—judge, historian, governor—reflects the story of the European settlement of Australia. In a remarkable trio of events, Collins was one of the founders of Sydney in 1788, began the first European settlement in Victoria in 1803, and founded Hobart Town the following year.
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John Currey has had a long and distinguished career as an author, editor and publisher. He has also edited a number of books, including Account of a Voyage and the three-volume Records of the Port Phillip Expedition.
"This is a meticulously researched and nicely written biography . . . a handsome publication of the Miegunyah Press. It should be read . . . by everyone interested in the colorful fabric of early colonial life." —The Age
"This is a carefully researched and finely written account of a leading figure among the dramatis personae of the time." —The Australian Review of Books
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Descrizione libro The Miegunyah Press/Melbourne University Press, Carlton South Vic, Austria, 2000. Hard Cover. Condizione libro: Good. Condizione sovraccoperta: Good. Usual library marks and wear. 390 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. The life of David Collins - judge, historian and governor - reflects the story of the European settlement of Australia. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. Codice libro della libreria 015515