London, Richard Clay, Printer, .
Octavo, , 6-27,  (blank) pages (the title page contains just the words 'South Australia', with the imprint details on the verso).
Later half morocco and marbled papered boards, with a contrasting leather title-label on the spine, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers; covers lightly rubbed, with the marbled paper a little unevenly discoloured; title page a little dusty, with some light pencilling (author, date, binder's instructions), and a tiny sealed tear to the leading edge; bottom corner of the last leaf a little creased, with trifling loss to the corner-tip; a very good copy.
Correspondence and evidence before a Select Committee of the House of Commons on the affairs of South Australia, relating to 'the dismissal by Her Majesty, upon the recommendation of Lord John Russell, of the original South Australian Commissioners, on the 23rd of December 1839, who had been giving their gratuitous services to the public from the 5th of May, 1835, up to that time, and the appointment of three friends of his own in their places, with salaries of £1000 per annum each' (from the preamble). Ferguson 3272.