South Australia. A Sketch of its History & Resources. A Handbook ... for the Colonial and Indian Exhibition, London, 1886
Adelaide, E. Spiller, Government Printer, 1886.
Octavo, viii, 176 pages with numerous tables and 39 full-page wood engravings plus a small folding colour map of Port Adelaide and an additional lithographed pictorial title page.
Gilt-lettered black-decorated red cloth a little tanned at the extremities; minimal signs of use and age; an excellent copy.
Not least, sections on Horticulture (by Albert Molineux; 9 pages with 2 plates), and Wine Growing (10 pages, plus a plate showing Joseph Gillard's vineyard and property at Clarendon). Provenance: Sir Edward Charles Stirling (1848-1919), eminent SA surgeon, scientist and politician, with his bookplate.