The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature, of the Year 1828
by [Western Australia] Stirling, Capt. James
London: Baldwin and Cradock, 1829. First edition. Hardcover. Very good overall. Highly important early Western Australia content, with Captain Stirling' s report on his expedition to the Swan River, undertaken in the year prior to the first settlement. Seven pages of text are taken from the original report (p511 - 517).Other articles topics include: Britain: Discordant Materials of Lord Goderich's Ministry; ... Meeting of Parliament; Speech from the Throne; ... Finance: Appointment of a Finance Committee; Views of Mr. Peel and Mr. Hume ...; Repeal of the Test and Corporation Acts; ... State of Ireland: Proceedings of the Catholic Association: ... The united Peasantry assemble in large Bodies in Military array; ... France: Sketch of the new Ministry ...; Portugal: Prospects of Portugal from the Regency of Don Miguel; ... Trial of four Peers for exciting Seditious Tumults; ... Spain: Alarms of Insurrection; ... Italy: Hostilities between Naples and Tripoli; The Netherlands: Progress of the Insurrection in Java; Russia: Hostilities with Persia renewed, Russia declares War against Turkey; ... Campaign in Armenia; Greece: French Expedition to the Morea; ... United States: Tariff Bill; President's Message, etc. The second part, titled 'Chronicle', includes: Piracies in the West Indies, Account of Franklin's Second Journey to the shores of the Polar Sea, Western Australia, Present State of the Jews, Steam Boat, American Great Western Canal, the First English Newspaper established in China, etc.Single 8vo volume divided into two parts, the first entitled 'History of Europe' and paginated viii, 1 - 267pp, ; the second part entitled 'Chronicle', and paginated 1 - 545pp, Index . Rebacked with the original leather spine laid down, still quite rubbed and worn. Part of the original label loosely inserted inside, paper label laid down at top of front board. Text clean and fine.Not recorded in Trove (electronic copies only).
(Inventory #: 22252)
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