# 33205

FAWKNER, John Pascoe

The Melbourne Advertiser, Port Phillip, Australia

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Written for and published by Jn. P. Fawkner. Monday, January the 8th. 1838. Melbourne. Vol. 1, No. 2. [Melbourne : s. n., circa 1860]. Foolscap folio, pp. [4], photolithographic facsimile, edges chipped, old folds and tape stains to a tear, edges chipped and brittle.

Early facsimile of Melbourne’s first newspaper, originally circulated in manuscript form only. As noted by Ferguson, a number of photolithographic facsimiles were produced in the nineteenth century, of which this is an example without imprint.

Ferguson, 2547