SAILING WITH FLINDERS. Samuel Smith, Peter Monteath.


The Journal of Seaman Samuel Smith. Edited with an Introduction by Peter Monteath. Pp. xiv+86, full page illustrations and maps, select bibliography; tall demy 8vo; pictorial stiff paper wrappers with flap folds; Corkwood Press, Adelaide, 2002. First trade edition thus. *'On 18 July 1801 a young man from Manchester by the name of Samuel Smith set sail for Terra Australis. He had taken his place as a mere Landsman - the lowest rank in the Royal Navy - aboard the Investigator.... His journal, published here in full for the first time, gives us an invaluable "history from below decks" account of the voyage which gave Australia its shape and its name' [wrapper blurb]. Item #158716

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