The Discovery of Australia. A Critical, Documentary and Historic Investigation concerning the Priority of Discovery in Australasia by Europeans before the Arrival of Lieut. James Cook, in the 'Endeavour', in the year 1770. George COLLINGRIDGE.
The Discovery of Australia. A Critical, Documentary and Historic Investigation concerning the Priority of Discovery in Australasia by Europeans before the Arrival of Lieut. James Cook, in the 'Endeavour', in the year 1770
The Discovery of Australia. A Critical, Documentary and Historic Investigation concerning the Priority of Discovery in Australasia by Europeans before the Arrival of Lieut. James Cook, in the 'Endeavour', in the year 1770
The Discovery of Australia. A Critical, Documentary and Historic Investigation concerning the Priority of Discovery in Australasia by Europeans before the Arrival of Lieut. James Cook, in the 'Endeavour', in the year 1770
The Discovery of Australia. A Critical, Documentary and Historic Investigation concerning the Priority of Discovery in Australasia by Europeans before the Arrival of Lieut. James Cook, in the 'Endeavour', in the year 1770
The Discovery of Australia. A Critical, Documentary and Historic Investigation concerning the Priority of Discovery in Australasia by Europeans before the Arrival of Lieut. James Cook, in the 'Endeavour', in the year 1770

The Discovery of Australia. A Critical, Documentary and Historic Investigation concerning the Priority of Discovery in Australasia by Europeans before the Arrival of Lieut. James Cook, in the 'Endeavour', in the year 1770

Sydney, Hayes Brothers, 1895.

Large quarto, xvi, 376 pages with approximately 90 illustrations and maps plus 13 maps (several folding).

Gilt-decorated cloth slightly rubbed at the extremities, and slightly worn at the foot of the spine and in two spots on the rear cover (near the top corner, and near the head of the joint); corners slightly bumped; numerous relevant newspaper cuttings laid down on twelve pages (mainly preliminaries and endpapers) with associated discolouration of adjacent pages; cancelled Royal Geographical Society of South Australia stamp on the title page; a very good copy.

With the early ownership signature and bookplate of the noted South Australian collector, Dr Frederick Lucas Benham.

Item #61730

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