Excursions and Adventures in New South Wales; with Pictures of Squatting and Life in the Bush; an Account of the Climate, Productions, and Natural History of the Colony, and of the Manners and Customs of the Natives, with Advice to Emigrants, &c. John HENDERSON.
Excursions and Adventures in New South Wales; with Pictures of Squatting and Life in the Bush; an Account of the Climate, Productions, and Natural History of the Colony, and of the Manners and Customs of the Natives, with Advice to Emigrants, &c

Excursions and Adventures in New South Wales; with Pictures of Squatting and Life in the Bush; an Account of the Climate, Productions, and Natural History of the Colony, and of the Manners and Customs of the Natives, with Advice to Emigrants, &c

London, Shoberl, 1852.

Octavo, two volumes, xii, 314 and viii, 294 pages plus a map, 2 illustrations and 2 tinted lithographic frontispieces.

Modern antique-style gilt-decorated half calf and marbled papered boards; contemporary ownership details on the verso of the frontispieces; old tissue-paper repairs to tiny tears to the first two leaves of one volume and the frontispiece of the other; last page in each volume a trifle dusty or marked; an excellent set.

'I have endeavoured to give a general outline of my life and proceedings in the colony; pointing out the discomforts, annoyances, losses, and dangers to which the settler is exposed'; with 74 pages (and other scattered references) on the Aborigines. Ferguson 10365: 'Very interesting descriptions of various parts of New South Wales visited by the author. His station was situated on the Macleay River'.

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Price: $800.00

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