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Lot #233 - THE MORNING HERALD, London: 1805 A group of complete editions of this large-format newspaper

  • Auction House:
    Leski Auctions
  • Sale Name:
    Australian & Colonial
  • Sale Date:
    02 Dec 2018 ~ 12noon (AEDT)
  • Lot #:
    233
  • Lot Description:
    THE MORNING HERALD, London: 1805 A group of complete editions of this large-format newspaper
    each of which carries news or information from Botany Bay, which "may give some idea of the state of society in this extraordinary colony...." The Feb.28 edition provides snippets and advertisements transcribed from "The Sydney Gazettes' recently received in London; the April 16 edition reports on the possible new Governor of New South Wales as well as the immenent departure of various families of British settlers about to sail for Port Jackson; the May 27 edition carries a note about a dog collar engraved with the words "Hold, hold, good friend, this Dog steal not, Or Botany Bay will be your lot." and that of July 18 carries more news and advertisements from the Sydney Gazette. (4 editions).
  • Estimate:
    A$150 - 250
  • Realised Price:
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  • Category:
    Books & Manuscripts

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