The Nullabor Plains and the West Boundary of the Province. [Contained in] Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, South Australian Branch. Sessions 1886-7 and 1887-8. Volume 2. William Henry TIETKENS.
The Nullabor Plains and the West Boundary of the Province. [Contained in] Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, South Australian Branch. Sessions 1886-7 and 1887-8. Volume 2
The Nullabor Plains and the West Boundary of the Province. [Contained in] Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, South Australian Branch. Sessions 1886-7 and 1887-8. Volume 2

The Nullabor Plains and the West Boundary of the Province. [Contained in] Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, South Australian Branch. Sessions 1886-7 and 1887-8. Volume 2

Adelaide, RGSSA, 1890.

Octavo, [5] pages plus a very large and detailed folding map of the boundary line between South Australia and Western Australia (845 × 300 mm).

Early half calf and cloth; leather rubbed at the extremities and a little worn at the head of the joints and three corners, with slight loss to the surface of the spine; endpapers offset and a little discoloured at the corners (by the leather); some foxing to the leaves at the front and rear, and near the folding maps; the Tietkens map has two very short tears expertly sealed; a very good copy with the pencilled surname 'Cowlishaw' lightly erased from the title page (possibly Leslie Cowlishaw, 1877-1943, physician, medical historian and bibliophile).

Unquestionably rare, and important, with all but one of the numerous articles in this volume relating to North Australia or Australian Aborigines. They are WINNECKE, Charles: Physical Features of Central Australia (8 pages); WORSNOP, Thomas: The Pre-historic Arts of the Aborigines of Australia (25 pages plus 4 lithographs, 7 chromolithographs and a small folding map); KRICHAUFF, F.: The Customs, Religious Ceremonies, etc. of the Aldolinga Tribe of Aborigines in Krichauff Ranges, Central Australia (5 pages plus 4 pages of further notes); CARRINGTON, Captain: The Rivers of the Northern Territory of South Australia (22 pages plus a large folding map, 405 × 515 mm); LINDSAY, David: Explorations in the Northern Territory of South Australia (16 pages); SUTTON, T.M.: The Adjahdurah Tribe of Aborigines on Yorke's Peninsula (3 pages); and NEWLAND, S.: The Parkengees or Aboriginal Tribes of the Darling River (14 pages). The other article is ROBINSON, Sir Wm.: The Physical Geography of the South-West of Western Australia (13 pages plus a large folding map, 380 × 425 mm).

Item #29560

Price: $1,500.00