Special Record of the Proceedings of the Geographical Society of Australasia, in fitting out and starting the Exploratory Expedition to New Guinea. July, 1885. New Guinea Exploring Expedition, Edward PULSFORD, compiler.

Special Record of the Proceedings of the Geographical Society of Australasia, in fitting out and starting the Exploratory Expedition to New Guinea. July, 1885

Sydney, Geographical Society of Australasia, 1885.

Octavo, 80 pages.

Original blue wrappers, with the full title page details repeated on the front cover within a decorative border; foot of the spine and the leading edges slightly chipped (with minimal expert conservation to the latter); light scattered foxing; an excellent copy.

A scientific expedition, from June to December 1885, under the leadership of Captain Henry Charles Everill on SS 'Bonito'; it explored the Fly and Strickland Rivers. Everill's short report was published in 1886. Ferguson 14504; not in McLaren (but see 8031 for a separately issued portion of it).

Item #17715

Price (AUD): $500.00