Capper's South Australia. Containing the History of the Rise, Progress and Present State of the Colony, Hints to Emigrants, and Useful and Authentic Information ...
London, The Author, 1839 (third edition, considerably enlarged)/ 1837.
Octavo, iv, 243, 16 (advertisements) pages plus 3 folding maps ('District of Adelaide', with an inset 'Sketch of Encounter Bay', 310 × 312 mm; 'Maritime Portion of South Australia', 240 × 425 mm, and 'The City of Adelaide', 162 × 198 mm), a folding leaf of shipping statistics and a folding advertising slip (with an engraved illustration).
Original blind-stamped purple cloth slightly rubbed and bumped at the extremities, with minimal expert restoration to the head of both joints; spine sunned to brown; first map lightly foxed; an excellent copy (internally fine).
With the armorial bookplate of the Marquess of Downshire, most probably Arthur Wills Blundell Sandys Trumbull Windsor Hill, 4th Marquess of Downshire (1812-1868). The preferred edition, being more than twice as large as its predecessors of 1837 and 1838. Ferguson 2725.