Landsborough's Exploration of Australia from Carpentaria to Melbourne, with Especial References to the Settlement of Available Country... With a Chart; and a Systematic Arrangement of Carpentarian Plants by F. Mueller. William LANDSBOROUGH, James Stuart LAURIE.

Landsborough's Exploration of Australia from Carpentaria to Melbourne, with Especial References to the Settlement of Available Country... With a Chart; and a Systematic Arrangement of Carpentarian Plants by F. Mueller

London, Thomas Murby, [1866].

Small octavo, with a double-page map and 5 pages of advertisements for Laurie publications at the rear, plus further Laurie advertising on the outside rear wrapper.

Original printed salmon-pink wrappers a little marked and chipped; plain spine and front bottom corner expertly replaced with matching paper; initial blank leaf offset, marked and chipped, with a later presentation ink-stamp; scattered foxing; overall a very good copy, trimmed slightly during restoration.

The editor notes that the work was 'chiefly dictated, with the help of materials recorded in the log-book of the journey, by Mr. Landsborough himself' during a four-month voyage from Australia. Ferguson 11330; Wantrup 175 (noting the edition in wrappers, but not recording that it has a lengthy variant imprint, commencing 'J. Marshall and F. Laurie').

Item #116307

Price (AUD): $650.00

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