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The Master of Hell's Gates: William Kinghorne (1796 - 1878), Maxwell, Chris  & Pugh, Alex

Author Name    Maxwell, Chris & Pugh, Alex

Title   The Master of Hell's Gates: William Kinghorne (1796 - 1878)

Binding   Hardback

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher   North Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2017

ISBN Number    1925588564 / 9781925588569

Seller ID   ID297797

Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Mint copy in a Mint Dustjacket. A New Copy. Dustjacket protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 390 pages Captain William Kinghorne navigated some of the most treacherous waters in the world. His life encompassed the Napoleonic Wars, smuggling in the North Sea, the brutal penal settlements of Macquarie Harbour and Port Arthur, the atrocities committed against the Aboriginal people of Tasmania, and the whaling industry of Jervis Bay. Turning his back on the sea, William ended his life as a pastoralist in the Goulburn district. His is a story of high adventure and achievement in an Australia that few would now recognize or acknowledge.

Price = 53.95 AUD

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