Author:George Barrington

George Barrington
Irish-born pickpocket and Australian colonial author
George Barrington


  • A Voyage to Botany Bay, with a description of the country, manners, customs, religion, &c. of the natives London (1801), 8vo
    with a second part entitled ‘A Sequel to Barrington's Voyage to New South Wales, comprising an interesting narrative of the transactions and behaviour of the convicts,’ &c.
    There is another edition printed at New York, n.d. Other editions are entitled ‘An Account of a Voyage to New South Wales, enriched with beautiful coloured prints, London, 1803, 1810, 8vo, with an engraved portrait of the author prefixed.’
  • The History of New South Wales, including Botany Bay, Port Jackson, Pamaratta [sic], Sydney, and all its dependancies, from the original discovery of the island &c., London, 1802, 8vo.
  • The History of New Holland, from its first discovery in 1616 to the present time London, 1808, 8vo
    the second edition illustrated with maps.

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