The Resource The First Fleet, Rob Mundle

The First Fleet, Rob Mundle

Label
The First Fleet
Title
The First Fleet
Statement of responsibility
Rob Mundle
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The First Fleet - the Creation of a Nation Bestselling maritime biographer Rob Mundle is back on the ocean with a blockbuster for Christmas. Rob's First Fleet tells the extraordinary story of the eighteenth century convoy of eleven ships that left England on 13 May 1787 for the 'lands beyond the seas'. Aboard were seafarers, convicts, marines, and a few good citizens - some 1300 in all - who had been consigned to a virtually unknown land on the opposite side of the world where they would establish a penal colony, and a nation. The fleet stopped at Tenerife, Rio de Janeiro and Cape Town before sailing across the notorious and challenging Southern Ocean, bound for Botany Bay. Somehow, all 11 ships arrived safely between 18 and 20 January, 1788. But, it's what happened during 252 days at sea while sailing half way around the world, and subsequently on land, that is almost beyond belief. No nation has ever been founded in such a courageous and dangerous manner. It's the basis for one hell of an adventure
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
994.402
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
The First Fleet, Rob Mundle
Label
The First Fleet, Rob Mundle
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "ABC Books" logo on spine
  • ABC 'Wave' device is a trademark of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and is used under licence by HarperCollins Publishers Australia
  • Maps on end pages
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • cartographic image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • cri
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
xiv, 382 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780733332364
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (colour, black and white), maps (colour, black and white), portraits (colour, black and white)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)881616001
  • (AuCNLKIN)000052968697
  • (Nz-Kotui)2398844

Library Locations

    • Marlborough District LibraryBorrow it
      33 Arthur Street , Blenheim, 7201, NZ
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