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Early on Botany Bay (Australia)...

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July 27, 1790

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 27, 1790 

* Early Botany Bay - Australia voyage
* The life of Alessandro Stradella (composer)

The front page has much on the life and eventual fate of the great 17th century composer, Alessandro Stradella. The inside also has a mention of "Governor Phillip's Voyage to Botany Bay", which was a 21-volume contemporary account of the establishment of the Colonies of Port Jackson and Norfolk Island. Other news of the day and period advertising are found throughout.
Complete in 8 pages, 8 1/2 by 11 3/4 inches, very nice, clean condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's