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Main Title: 1788 : comprising a narrative of the expedition to Botany Bay and an account of the settlement at Port Jackson / Watkin Tench ; edited and introduced by Tim Flannery.
Author: Tench, Watkin, 1758 or 9-1833
Flannery, Tim F. (Timothy Fridtjof), 1956-
Imprint: Text Publishing, 1996.
Collation: 280 p., index : pbk ; 20 cm.
Subject: Tench, Watkin, 1758 or 9-1833
First Fleet, 1787-1788
Seventeen eighties 1780s
European exploration and explorers
European exploration and explorers
Diaries and journals
Botany Bay (NSW)
Port Jackson (NSW)
Sydney (NSW)
ISBN: 1875847278 :
First published as 2 separate vols. : A narrative of the expedition to Botany Bay. London : Printed for J. Debrett, opposite Burlington-house, Piccadilly, 1789. and A complete account of the settlement at Port Jackson, in New South Wales. London : Sold by G. Nicol ... and J. Sewell ... , 1793. Watkin Tench stepped ashore at Botany Bay with the First Fleet in January 1788. He was in his late twenties, a captain of the marines, and on the adventure of his life. Insatiably curious, with a natural genius for storytelling, Tench wrote two enthralling accounts of the infant colony - A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany Bay and A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson. Tench brings to life the legendary figures of Bennelong, Arabanoo and Governor Phillip, and records the voices of convicts trying to make new lives in their new country.
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