A Contribution to the Demography of South Australia

London, Bailliere, Tindall and Cox, 1891.

Octavo, 67 pages with 3 charts.

Cloth flecked and a little bumped at the extremities; title page creased; a few marginal fingermarks; an excellent copy with two manuscript corrections (page 4, 'Death Curses' now reads 'Death Curves'; page 25, line 4, the first 'natural' now reads 'necessary') and the ownership signature of Arthur Edmund Shepherd (1867-1942), a local doctor.

Demography in its broadest sense: 'a description of the geographical features of the colony which have a hygienic relationship; of the meteorological conditions and their relation to certain diseases; of the sanitary progress of the colony'. Ferguson 7288; Ford 362.

Item #80092

Price: $200.00

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