Historical Records of New South Wales: part 1. [Papers relating to] Cook, 1762-1780. Facsimiles of charts. 1893. Part 2. [Papers relating to] Phillip, 1783-1792. 1892, Bind 1,Del 1

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C. Potter, 1893
 

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