King Bungaree : A Sydney Aborigine Meets the Great South Pacific Explorers, 1799-1830
Kangaroo Press, 1992. First edition. A near fine copy only marked by light rubbing to the spine ends. In a fine d/w. A superb copy. This copy is from the library of Sir William Heseltine, the former Principal Private Secretary to PM Robert Menzies and later to Queen Elizabeth 11, and bears his bookplate to the front free endpaper. Scans available if required.
Biographical study of a chief of the Broken Bay tribe who became the best-known Aborigine of early Australian history, a Sydney Tcharacter' who accompanied explorers such as Flinders on their voyages. The author is a former journalist who has written a number of books including TSydney City'. Contains a bibliography and an index.