Reconnoitering Voyages and Travels, with Adventures in the New Colonies of South Australia


147646 A particular description of the town of Adelaide, and Kangaroo Island; and the present state of Sydney and parts adjacent, including visits to the Nicobar and other islands of the Indian seas, Calcutta, the Cape of Good Hope and St. Helena during the years 1836, 1837, 1838. Smith, Elder &Co. (Cornhill, 1839) 9"x5.5", original green cloth with blindstamped borders and decoration to both boards, gilt titles to spine, engraved frontis and title page, pp. (i-ix) x-xvi (last blank) 1-291, plus publishers May 1839 catalogue of 24 pp., illustrated by 8 engraved plates. 1839 first edition, v.g., covers stained and with minor wear, outer edge untrimmed. From the John Lane Mullins collection, with Sancta Sophia bookplate on front pastedown and library pocket and card on rear fly. $695.00AUD
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