Port Essington. Copies or Extracts of any Correspondence relative to the Establishment of a Settlement at Port Essington.

Port Essington. Copies or Extracts of any Correspondence relative to the Establishment of a Settlement at Port Essington.

London: GW Hope for the Colonial Office, Downing St. 17 March 1843. Ferguson 3616. A scarce pamphlet published for the British Houses of Parliament, which gives "valuable particulars of the settlement at Port Essington." [Ferguson]. C.J. Tyers was the surveyor for the impressive large folding map by John Arrowsmith "Part of the North Coast of Australia Shewing the Situation of Port Essington...1843". Foolscap folio, 49 pp, folding map. Cream self-wrappers sewn. Back cover slt. damaged at sewing, lower portion of map waterstained & outline color shows some offsetting, o/w a nice copy. Item #531

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