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  • active Australia 1817


printer, letterpress

  • active England 1817

A narrative of the Briton's voyage, to Pitcairn's Island 1817 Description: bound book containg 15 etched illustrations (2 folding) by the author

Collection Title: Shillibeer, John. 'A narrative of the Briton's voyage to Pitcairn's Island by Lieut. J. Shillibeer', R.M. Taunton, England, 1817
Page: collection record
Place made: Taunton, Devon, England
Materials & Technique: books, illustrated books, ink; paper etchings, printed in black ink, each from one copper plate; letterpress text Support: thin off-white wove paper
Edition State: 1st edition
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Dimensions: book (closed) 23.0 h x 14.8 w x 1.9 d cm book (open) 23.0 h x 30.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2006
Accession No: NGA 2006.804.1-12
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Hordern House Rare Books, Sydney, 2006.