The History of New South Wales, from its First Discovery to the Present Time; Comprising an Accurate and Interesting Description of that Vast and Remarkable Country; and of the Persons, Manners, and Customs of the Natives;

[G. Paterson]

147562 With a Succinct Detail of the Establishment and Progress of the English Colony; including Every Important Particular Relative to the Situation and Conduct of the Convicts; to which is added a Description of Van Dieman's Land and Norfolk Island, with Reflections on the Importance of the Southern Continent. Mackenzie and Dent (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1811) First edition, early half-calf, marbled boards, all edges marbled to match covers, pp. (i-iii) iv-vi, (7) 8-624, illustrated by frontis map of Australasia, chart of 3 harbours and 3 engraved plates, all present as called-for. Binding sound & tight. In very good condition. Scattered foxing as usual throughout, from the John Lane Mullins Collection, with Sancta Sophia Library bookplate on front pastedown and library pocket and card on rear fly leaf, raised bands, rebacked in later calf preserving original name-label. $3100.00AUD
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