Explorations in Australia. I: Explorations in Search of Dr Leichardt [sic] and Party. II: From Perth to Adelaide, around the Great Australian Bight. III: From Champion Bay, across the Desert to the Telegraph and to Adelaide. With an Appendix on the Condition of Western Australia. John FORREST.
Explorations in Australia. I: Explorations in Search of Dr Leichardt [sic] and Party. II: From Perth to Adelaide, around the Great Australian Bight. III: From Champion Bay, across the Desert to the Telegraph and to Adelaide. With an Appendix on the Condition of Western Australia
Explorations in Australia. I: Explorations in Search of Dr Leichardt [sic] and Party. II: From Perth to Adelaide, around the Great Australian Bight. III: From Champion Bay, across the Desert to the Telegraph and to Adelaide. With an Appendix on the Condition of Western Australia
Explorations in Australia. I: Explorations in Search of Dr Leichardt [sic] and Party. II: From Perth to Adelaide, around the Great Australian Bight. III: From Champion Bay, across the Desert to the Telegraph and to Adelaide. With an Appendix on the Condition of Western Australia
Explorations in Australia. I: Explorations in Search of Dr Leichardt [sic] and Party. II: From Perth to Adelaide, around the Great Australian Bight. III: From Champion Bay, across the Desert to the Telegraph and to Adelaide. With an Appendix on the Condition of Western Australia

Explorations in Australia. I: Explorations in Search of Dr Leichardt [sic] and Party. II: From Perth to Adelaide, around the Great Australian Bight. III: From Champion Bay, across the Desert to the Telegraph and to Adelaide. With an Appendix on the Condition of Western Australia

London, Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle, 1875.

Octavo, viii, 354, 40 (advertisements) pages plus wood-engraved portraits of John and Alexander Forrest, 6 wood-engraved plates after George French Angas ('his last major artistic undertaking' - Wantrup) and 4 folding colour maps.

Original gilt-pictorial cloth lightly bumped and rubbed; front inner hinge cracked but firm, with some tiny blemishes to the endpaper; contemporary inkstamp from a school in Utrecht on the title page; tiny light stain to the bottom margin of about a dozen leaves; trifling signs of use and age; overall an excellent copy.

Ferguson 9681; Wantrup 200 ('Forrest's book includes full accounts of his two expeditions of 1869 and 1870 in addition to the main account of his victorious expedition from the west coast to the Telegraph Line.... a complete record of Forrest's adventurous exploring career').

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Price: $2,500.00

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