Arthur Phillip. Sailor, Mercenary, Governor, Spy

Pembroke Michael

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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: As New
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books
Publisher Place: Australia
Publisher Year: 2014
Edition: First Edition

Description: 354 pages. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in As new condition throughout.

Publishers Description: As a captain in the Georgian navy Arthur Phillips integrity, intelligence and persistence made him perfectly suited to the role that history and circumstance presented to him in 1788, but landing the First Fleet at Botany Bay was only one of many achievements in a captivating life. Includes bibliographical references (pages 276-334) and index.Contents: Naval education -- Junior officer -- Gentleman farmer -- Mercenary -- Captain of the Ariadne -- Captain of the Europe -- Secret agent -- Pioneer -- Philosopher -- Commander -- Governor -- Society gentleman -- Inspector -- Final years.

ISBN: 9781742708058


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