Caley, George; Edited by J.E.B. Currey
Title Reflections on the Colony of New South Wales
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Sydney Lansdowne Press 1966
Seller ID ID274963
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Good+ Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages - have been partially erased. 23 9pages. George Caley, explorer and Natural History collector for Sir Joseph Banks, lived for 10 years at Parramatta [1800-1810] and during this time he sent detailed and lengthy letters to Banks, ranging from descriptions of new specimens and his explorations to reports of colonial life under Governor King. Currey has edited these into a very readable account of life in the struggling colony.