The Sirius Letters - The Complete Letters of Newton Fowell 1786-1790

Author(s): Nance Irvine

Australian | History

Midshipman Fowell wrote these letters to his parents when he was travelling to, and working in, Sydney (1788-9). They cover his time at Sydney Cove, the local Aboriginal peoples, his trip 'around the bottom of the world'; his time at Norfolk Island; his voyage to Batavia, when he died (1790). This edition is well illustrated with contemporary artworks. 


Secondhand. Hardcover. In Good condition. There is a small tear in dustjacket on front.

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General Fields

  • : 9781862900004
  • : Fairfax Library
  • : December 1987
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  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Nance Irvine
  • : Hardback
  • : 176