Private Journal of W.H. Tietkens on an Expedition to the Nullarbor Plain, February 1879 to January 1880

North Adelaide, Corkwood Press, 1998 [first thus]/ 1961.

Octavo, viii, 43 pages with a map.

Cloth; slight marking of the text near the inner margins (a production flaw); a fine copy.

Number 234 of only 400 numbered copies; first published from the original manuscript in 1961 by the Weapons Research Establishment, Salisbury, SA. Tietkens 'was invited by a wealthy Scot, Louis Leisler, to mount an expedition, the subject of this diary, into the western portion of South Australia, with a view to opening it up to pastoralism'.

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