South Australia. Containing Hints to Emigrants; Proceedings of the South Australian Company; a Variety of Useful and Authentic Information. Henry CAPPER.

South Australia. Containing Hints to Emigrants; Proceedings of the South Australian Company; a Variety of Useful and Authentic Information .

London, Robert Tyas, 1838 (second edition, 'considerably augmented')/ 1837.

Octavo, vi, 118 pages plus a folding leaf of shipping statistics and a folding frontispiece (147 x 268 mm, containing on it a map of Australia with South Australia marked out, a map of the eastern coast of Gulf St Vincent and a plan of Adelaide).

Original cloth slightly mottled and a little silverfish-nibbled; spine renewed, with most of the original spine retained; frontispiece a little foxed; an excellent copy.

With the ownership signature of Robert Kyffin Thomas (1902) on the front flyleaf. Sir Robert Kyffin Thomas (1851-1910), the grandson of Robert Thomas (who arrived on the 'Africaine' at Holdfast Bay in 1836 with a printing press), was himself an influential newspaperman in the state. Ferguson 2452 (our copy does not have the four pages of 'book advertisements', clearly never present).

Item #80160

Price: $750.00

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