ANZAAB MELBOURNE RARE BOOK FAIR

The voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay

Next week heralds the start of Melbourne Rare Book Week, culminating in the Melbourne Rare Book Fair from the 12th - 14th of July. Leading booksellers from all over the world will gather in Wilson Hall at the University of Melbourne to exhibit their finest collections. This year, we have many rare and exciting titles, so make sure you pop by and see us at Stand 34. Admission to the book fair is FREE.

Details are as follows:

Friday 12th July, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday 13th July, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 14th July, 10:00am - 5:00pm

(Please note that due to the Rare Book Fair, our shop in Prahran will be closed on Friday 12th July and Saturday 13th July.)

Further details can be found here:
Melbourne Rare Book Week
Melbourne Rare Book Fair

The voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay

Phillip, Arthur.

London: John Stockdale, 1789. Quarto, appendix and final advertisement leaf, 54 engraved plates and charts (six folding), including 31 handcoloured natural history plates on laid paper. Speckled full calf, spine ruled and lettered in gilt, a few charts strengthened with tissue on the versos at fold junctions, two charts slightly shaved, a handsome clean copy

THE DELUXE HAND COLOURED EDITION OF THE RAREST AND MOST DESIRABLE FIRST FLEET BOOK.