The Fatal Shore: The Epic of Australia's Founding

By: HUGHES, Robert

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Stated fourth printing, 1987, of the author's history of the conquest and settlement of Australia by England. Starting in 1788, England sent shiploads of criminals to Australia to begin the first settlements, a practice that continued for about 80 years. These early settlers managed to build an enduring nation from these often brutal beginnings. With several maps and two sections of black & white plates. --- In pale grey cloth-covered boards with author initials to cover & titling to spine both in silver. Dust jacket with color painting of ship's arrival. --- With some cover soiling, otherwise a clean, unmarked, sound copy. Unclipped jacket with some soiling and minor tears & creasing but intact.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xxvi, 688 pages

Title: The Fatal Shore: The Epic of Australia's Founding

Author Name: HUGHES, Robert

Categories: >>History,

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1987

ISBN Number: 0394506685

ISBN Number 13: 9780394506685

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket

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