A Sequel to Barrington's Voyage to New South Wales, comprising an Interesting Narrative of the Transactions and behaviour of the Convicts; the Progress of the Colony… [etc]. George BARRINGTON, falsely attributed.

A Sequel to Barrington's Voyage to New South Wales…
A Sequel to Barrington's Voyage to New South Wales, comprising an Interesting Narrative of the Transactions and behaviour of the Convicts; the Progress of the Colony… [etc].

London: C. Lowndes, 1801.

Duodecimo, on blue-ish paper, pp. viii, 5-88, [vi]; old half calf.

"Barrington" account, chiefly from Collins

Second edition of the so-called sequel to Barrington, issued by the same publishers as the Voyage to Botany Bay. As with most Barrington material this is fraudulently attributed to him, actually drawing most of its content from David Collins' Account of the English Settlement of New South Wales (1798).

Second edition of the so-called sequel to Barrington, issued by the same publishers as the Voyage to Botany Bay. As with most Barrington material this is fraudulently attributed to him, actually drawing most of its content from David Collins' Account of the English Settlement of New South Wales (1798).

This was reprinted from an earlier Lowndes edition of 1800, reset in semi-chapbook form with a smaller typeface and tighter spacing, and with the omission of the chapter summary heads.

Fraudulent or not, these early "Barrington" printings represent the form in which information about New South Wales reached those of the public who could not afford the expensive quartos published by members of the First Fleet.

Ferguson, 328; Garvey, 'George Barrington', AB20.

Price (AUD): $2,300.00  other currencies Ref: #4106370

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