The Australian Colonies. Together with Notes of a Voyage from Australia to Panama in the 'Golden Age', Descriptions of Tahiti and other Islands in the Pacific, and a Tour through some of the States of America, in 1854

London, Blackburn and Burt, and Adelaide, E.S. Wigg, [1855].

Duodecimo, [vi], 174 pages.

Original blind-stamped cloth; slight wear to the head and foot of the spine; rear cover a little marked; an excellent copy.

The author was a South Australian pioneer, and he devotes 22 of the 36 pages on the Australian colonies to his home state. With the John Goodchild-designed bookplate of the Thomas Gill bequest to the Royal Geographical Society of South Australia (and a cancelled RGSSA stamp on the title-page).

Item #67307

Price: $400.00