Savage Life and Scenes in Australia and New Zealand

Angas, George French

148199 Being an artist's impressions of countries and people at the Antipodes with numerous illustrations. Smith, Elder, and Co (London.1847) first edition Two volumes octavo, full red morocco, gilt double borders and decoration to both boards, raised bands elaborate gilt decoration and titles to spine, marbled eps, all edges marbled, pp. (Vol I) frontis, [i - xii] 1 - 339, (Vol II) frontis, [i - viii] 1 - 280, both volumes decorated by the author's art, corners rubbed but both volumes vg + An important association copy of the 1847 first edition, the head of each of the title pages signed "Annie Angas Bruce". Annie Alicia Margaret Angas was the eldest of the 4 daughters of the author and his wife Anna Alicia Moran. Annie Angas married Peter Bruce in 1875, and they travelled to Valparaiso in Chile. where they spent most of the rest of their lives. $820.00AUD
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