Arthur Phillip : Sailor, Mercenary, Governor, Spy


This incredibly popular biographysold over 6K in it’s first edition, in just over 6 months, and is now available in paperback. Australians know Arthur Phillip as the first Governor of the colony of New South Wales. But few know the real story of this mercurial man. Arthur Phillip was a career soldier, a mercenary and a spy for the British Empire long before he captained the First Fleet and founded Sydney. Through meticulous research, Michael Pembroke has discovered the amazing story behind Australia’s first Governor, Arthur Phillip. The story of Phillip’s life takes us through wars with Spain and France, battles, court martials, and the taking of Havana from the Spanish. In his 20s he married a wealthy widow read more

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ISBN:

9781742708058

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

304

Dimensions:

23cm x 15cm

Weight:

490g

RRP:

$29.99

Category:

History , Biography and Memoir

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 June 2014

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Pembroke