Norfolk Island. By Captain Maconochie, R.N., K.H., Late Superintendent.

By: MACONOCHIE, Alexander:

Price: $300.00

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#10 of 220 numbered copies, initialled by the publisher, of which the first ten are special, thus, in quarter green morocco and green buckram by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, spine lettered in gilt and with two raised bands. Presented here in a larger format than the standard issue (wider margins). 32ppp. Printed by Edwards and Shaw. Head and fore-edges uncut. A fine clean copy. ***Reprint of the London first edition of 1847 (Ferguson 4582). Maconochie's reply to several MPs who in a recent Commons debate had assumed (and asserted) that the author's system of convict management had been a failure. He begged to differ, unsurprisingly.

Title: Norfolk Island. By Captain Maconochie, R.N., K.H., Late Superintendent.

Author Name: MACONOCHIE, Alexander:

Categories: Tasmania,

Publisher: Hobart, Sullivan's Cove: 1973

Seller ID: 34833

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