Experiences of a Colonist Forty Years Ago; A Journey from Port Phillip to South Australia in 1839 and A Voyage from Port Phillip to Adelaide in 1846. By an Old Hand. Photography, George HAMILTON.
Experiences of a Colonist Forty Years Ago; A Journey from Port Phillip to South Australia in 1839 and A Voyage from Port Phillip to Adelaide in 1846. By an Old Hand
Experiences of a Colonist Forty Years Ago; A Journey from Port Phillip to South Australia in 1839 and A Voyage from Port Phillip to Adelaide in 1846. By an Old Hand
Experiences of a Colonist Forty Years Ago; A Journey from Port Phillip to South Australia in 1839 and A Voyage from Port Phillip to Adelaide in 1846. By an Old Hand

Experiences of a Colonist Forty Years Ago; A Journey from Port Phillip to South Australia in 1839 and A Voyage from Port Phillip to Adelaide in 1846. By an Old Hand

Adelaide, J. Williams, Printer [for the Author], 1880 [second edition]/ 1879.

Octavo, [viii], 84; 80; 23 pages plus 3 albumen paper photographs of 5 drawings on 3 unnumbered leaves.

Gilt- and blind-stamped brown cloth sunned on the spine and a little discoloured around the edges; first and last pages offset; apart from the sunning, a fine copy.

The particulars of the photographs match those given in Holden (where the discrepancy in the number of plates present as against listed is explained). The plates are of drawings by Hamilton; he contributed similar sketches to the published journals of Grey and Eyre. The first edition was not photographically illustrated. Ferguson 10184 (inadequately describing the plates); Holden 49.

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