The Australian Colonies. Together with Notes of a Voyage from Australia to Panama in the 'Golden Age', Descriptions of Tahiti and other Islands in the Pacific, and a Tour through some of the States of America, in 1854

London, Blackburn and Burt, and Adelaide, E.S. Wigg, [1855].

Duodecimo, vi, 174 pages.

Original blind-stamped textured brown cloth very lightly marked, and slightly rubbed and bumped at the extremities, with minimal wear to the corners and the the head and foot of the rear hinge; three tiny (nail-point) holes to the cloth on the front cover; new (sympathetic) endpapers; an excellent copy.

Henry Hussey (1825-1903) arrived in South Australia in 1839, so he was barely 30 when this book was published. The 22 (of 36) pages on the Australian colonies devoted to his home state are based on personal experience. Ferguson 10702: 'The title adequately describes the other stages of his journey. American conditions in several states are noticed'.

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Price: $400.00

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