Discoveries & Surveys in New Guinea and the D'Entrecasteaux Islands

MORESBY, Captain John, R.N.

002077 John Murray London 1876 First Edition 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Cloth Near Fine Sub-titled "A Cruise in Polynesia and Visits to the Pearl-Shelling Stations in Torres Straits of H.M.S. Basilisk". Rebound first edition. Modern dark blue cloth, gilt titles to spine, frontis engraving with tissue protector,327pp plus foldout map and 32pp publisher's ads, illustrated by 6 plates and maps. The foldout map is complete, but has been extensively repaired on both sides, ex-lib but with only a few discreet marks, previous owner's signature at the head of the title page dated 1877, scattered foxing throughout, illustrations generally darkened. $495.00AUD
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