Adelaide, William Kyffin Thomas, 1860.
Broadsheet (665 × 500 mm), 311 issues bound as two volumes, with each issue comprising 4 pages.
Contemporary quarter calf and marbled papered boards; head of one volume a little torn, with minimal wear to the extremities; a few trifling blemishes to the contents (there are a few early tears repaired using plain paper); overall, in excellent condition (they were originally in the SA Supreme Court Library, and clearly rarely used).
The newspaper came out Monday to Saturday, and accordingly it contains a never-ending, ever-changing fascinating miscellany of local, national and international news, with the large parochial components being far and away the most instructive and entertaining. The issues for the second half of this year are especially rich in exploration accounts, most notably those of Stuart and Goyder.