Readings in Melbourne, with an Essay on the Resources and Prospects of Victoria, for the Emigrant and Uneasy Classes. Sir Archibald MICHIE.

Readings in Melbourne, with an Essay on the Resources and Prospects of Victoria, for the Emigrant and Uneasy Classes

London, Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1879.

Octavo, xvi, 328, 32 (publishers' catalogue, dated October 1879) pages plus a folding map of Australia (with extensive handcolouring).

Decorated cloth lightly rubbed, with one small inkspot on the front cover; short tear to the map neatly closed; erasure to the head of the title page (with minor surface loss and mild discolouration); an excellent copy.

With the contemporary name-plate of G.H. Hammersley, Sydney, and a small label on the verso of the front flyleaf indicating that it was 'Sold at the First Australian Antiquarian Booksellers' Fair. August, 1972' (was $15, now $150 ...).

Item #93246

Price: $150.00

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