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King, Philip Gidley 1758-1808

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Works: 103 works in 212 publications in 3 languages and 1,413 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Diaries  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Naval history  Biography  Maps 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: DU160, 994.402
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An account of the English colony in New South Wales [from its first settlement in January 1788, to August 1801]: with remarks on the dispositions, customs, manners, &c. of the native inhabitants of that country. To which are added, some particulars of New Zealand by David Collins( Book )

33 editions published between 1798 and 1971 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With remarks on the dispositions, customs, manners &c. of the native inhabitants of that country : to which are added some particulars of New Zealand, compiled ... from the Mss. of Lieutenant-Governor King, and an account of a voyage performed by Captain Flinders and Mr. Bass ... abstracted from the journal of Mr. Bass
An historical journal of the transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk island : with the discoveries which have been made in New South Wales and in the Southern ocean, since the publication of Phillip's voyage, compiled from the official papers ; including the journals of Governors Phillip and King, and of Lieut. Ball ; and the voyages from the first sailing of the Sirius in 1787, to the return of that ship's company to England in 1792. by John Hunter( Book )

29 editions published between 1793 and 2000 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first edition of Hunter's important journal of the first years of settlement at Sydney. As with Governor Phillip's account, this was published by Stockdale, and continues that publisher's monopoly on the "official" accounts of the colony.Hunter was an experienced sea captain and the most dedicated navigator of the First Fleeters, and his book is in effect the first pilot for Australian waters and a significant companion to Cook, in particular, whose book he frequently consulted. As might be expected, therefore, the maps are excellent. Furthermore, it is the last book to include writings by Phillip as it prints his dispatches to the end of 1791; as the first work to publish anything by Philip Gidley King it is also the first account of Norfolk Island.Second captain of HMS Sirius under Phillip for the voyage to Botany Bay, Hunter became actively engaged in surveying and exploration in New South Wales, and only left for England in late 1791 after the loss of the Sirius at Norfolk Island while under his command. He spent the next few years in England, where he prepared his journals for publication. Hunter gives an excellent account of many activities, particularly exploration and the settlement at Norfolk Island (based on King's papers), which are treated more cursorily by the other First Fleet chroniclers. The engraved plates and maps, many of the latter from original cartography by Hunter, Dawes and Bradley, are very fine. The plates include the well-known "View of the Settlement at Sydney Cove, Port Jackson, 20th August 1788" (the first published engraving of Sydney) and P.G. King's "A Family of New South Wales", engraved by William Blake
Extracts of letters from Arthur Phillip, Esq., Governor of New South Wales, to Lord Sydney; to which is annexed a Description of Norfolk Island by Arthur Phillip( Book )

10 editions published between 1791 and 1965 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks on the passage through Bass's Straits, from the westward by Philip Gidley King( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Sydney vocabulary 1790 by Philip Gidley King( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johan Hunters resa til Nya Södra Wallis, ären 1787, följande; jämte nyaste underrättelser om engelska nybygget i Port Jackson, Nya Holland och Norfoks-ön by John Hunter( Book )

1 edition published in 1797 in Swedish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some despatches of our early governors : Governor King, Governor Bligh, Major Johnstone [sic], Governor Macquarie by James McClelland( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks on the pafsage through Bafs's Straits, from the weftward by Philip Gidley King( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To which is annexed a description of Norfolk Island : an account of expences incurred in transporting convicts to New South Wales by Arthur Phillip( Book )

1 edition published in 1791 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die eigenhändigen Tagebücher des Gouverneur King's, Philip's und Lieutenant Ball's enthaltend by Philip Gidley King( Book )

2 editions published in 1794 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay by Arthur Phillip( Book )

1 edition published in 1789 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work, first published in 1789, is an edited compilation of official papers, journals and illustrations relevant to the voyage of the First Fleet to Australia and the founding of Port Jackson on Sydney Cove, and of the penal colony of Norfolk Island. Arthur Phillip (1738-1814), a sailor of wide experience in both the Royal Navy and the Portuguese fleet, accepted the post of commander of the fleet and governor of the new colony in 1786, and the eleven ships arrived in Botany Bay in January 1788. This account begins with a note on Phillip's career, and discusses earlier British colonisation, before describing the preparations for, and progress of, the voyage. The fascinating documentation continues with materials on the founding of the colony, problems with the convict workmen, encounters with native Australians, and with the local wildlife, all illustrations of the birth of one of the world's great cities
An historical journal of events at Sydney and at sea, 1787-1792, with further accounts by Governor Arthur Phillip, Lieutenant P.G. King, and Lieutenant H.L. Ball by John Hunter( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comments on Cook's Log-H.M.S. Endeavour, 1770. With extracts, charts, and sketches. [On the "Corner" MS. of Cook's journal by Philip Gidley King( Book )

2 editions published in 1892 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the English colony in New South Wales the journal of Mr. Bass, by Lieutenant-Colonel Collins by David Collins( )

2 editions published in 1804 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journal of Philip Gidley King, Lieutenant, R.N., 1787-1790 by Philip Gidley King( Book )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "private" journal, 1786-1790 of the voyage to Norfolk, events at Norfolk, a voyage to New Zealand, and a vocabulary of "the New Zealand language", together with a draft letter to Under Secretary Nepean
 
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A Sydney vocabulary 1790
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King, .. 1758-1808

King, Philip Gidley 1758-1808

Philip Gidley King British Colonial governor

Philip Gidley King Kapitän der Royal Navy und Kolonialverwalter in Australien

Philip King

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English (134)

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