Author:Hamilton, George; Gesner, Peter

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A Voyage Round the World in His Majesty's Frigate Pandora

By: Hamilton, George; Gesner, Peter

Price: $135.00  $121.50

Publisher: Australia, Horgern House: 1998

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 049798

ISBN: 1875567224

Condition: As New


1/950. Reprinted from the 1793 original for the Australian National Maritime Museum. Marbled paper sides to quarter cherry Scittish calf. Hamilton was ship's surgeon in Pandora sent to track down the Bligh mutineers; he was an astute observer and this reads delightfully. Try ' They are much less addicted to thieving than when Capt. Cook visited them; and when things were stolen, by applying to the magistrate of the district, the goods were immediatly returned; for, like every other well regulated police, the thief and justice were of one gang' . Reminds me of HK before the formation of the IC... View more info