A Voyage Round the World in His Majesty’s Frigate the Pandora. Sydney: Hordern House for the National Maritime Museum, 1998. Facsimile edition limited to 950 unnumbered copies. First printed in 1773, reissued with a foreword by Alex Allan, British High Commissioner and an essay by Peter Gesner, Curator of Maritime Archaeology, Queensland Museum. Small quarto, approx. 23 x 14cm, pp. 37 (includes, foreword and essay), frontispiece portrait of George Hamilton, 164 (original text). Quarter cherry Scottish calf over marbled boards, gilt titling on leather panel on spine.
HMS Pandora was a ship most famous for being sent to search for the Bounty and the mutineers who had taken her. She was partially successful in that she captured 14 of the men, but was subsequently wrecked on her return voyage on the Great Barrier Reef.
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