The Wicked and the Fair
The author relates the story of the wreck of the Batavia off the western coast of Australia, reconstructed from evidence given at the trials of the guilty and from original journals. It was a crime story on an epic scale, a tale of mutiny, licence and wholesale murder.
Hardback with dust jacket. Dust jacket torn across the back and poorly repaired. Inside pages in good condition. Reg Vallintine bookplate on inside front cover.
135 mm x 205 mm (approx.5.25 in x 8 in)
1957, 2nd printing, Angus and Robertson, Sydney
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