The Working Man's Handbook to South Australia. With Advice to the Farmer, and Detailed Information for the Several Classes of Labourers and Artizans

London, John Murray, 1849.

Octavo, xii, 110, [6] (advertisements), 16 ('The South Australian Handbook Advertiser') pages (but lacking the small folding map).

Later binder's cloth retaining the original printed wrappers, all edges uncut; a short sealed tear to one preliminary leaf, with a few tiny closed marginal tears elsewhere; light marginal tidemark to the front wrapper and title leaf; trifling signs of use and age; an excellent copy.

Provenance: Reverend Dr Leslie Bernhard Grope (1920-2018), Lutheran Church of Australia President Emeritus, 'who served in the role now known as LCA bishop from 1972 until his retirement in 1987' (LCA obituary); his signature in pencil appears on the front flyleaf. Ferguson 5248 (not noting that the wrappers have the details and full catalogue of Murray's 'Colonial and Home Library' printed on the inside front and both rear surfaces).

Item #115821

Price: $550.00

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