South Australia Illustrated. George French ANGAS.
South Australia Illustrated
South Australia Illustrated
South Australia Illustrated
South Australia Illustrated
South Australia Illustrated
South Australia Illustrated

South Australia Illustrated

Sydney, Reed, 1967 (facsimile edition)/ 1847.

Elephant folio, 10 pages plus an extra colour pictorial title page, 60 colour plates each with (at least) one leaf of descriptive text, facsimile covers of the original ten parts and the certificate of limitation.

Half morocco and marbled papered boards very lightly scuffed on the rear cover; essentially a fine copy.

Number 125 of 1000 copies. Of considerable Aboriginal significance; 22 of the 60 plates (and the accompanying leaves of text) are devoted exclusively to the State's Aborigines. There are numerous portraits (usually four or more to a page), plus groups of artefacts and scenes of daily life from different areas of South Australia. Aborigines appear in a further five plates and on the pictorial title page.

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