Botany Bay 1st ed. Signed by Nordhoff & Hall Charles Nordhoff & James Norman Hall 1941, Little, Brown & Co. Boston 1st edition The story follows Hugh Tallant, an American who was loyal to the British during the Revolutionary War. The War is over and Hugh seeks compensation from the British government for his loyalty, hoping to take part in colonizing the recently discovered Australian continent. The colonizing project is abandoned and so is Hugh. With his money depleted, he is forced into a life of highway robbery in order to return to North America. This leads him to Australia after all--as a convict. The misery of the poor, and working class of London, and travails of the first penal settlers of Australia, is perfectly captured. The novel was made into a Motion picture in 1953 by Paramount.Domestic: Flat-rate of $12.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.Location: This item ships from New York.
Your purchase is protected:
Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.
In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.