Aboriginal Life in Old Australia, [Field Sports, &c. &c. of the Native Inhabitants of New South Wales]

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    Facsimile Edition.
    32cm x 23cm. [60] pages, 10 coloured plates from the original hand-coloured aquatins, and 2 illustrations of the rare original wrapper. Half emu and kangaroo leather, all edges red.

    being an enhanced Facsimile of Field Sports, &c. &c. of the Native Inhabitants of New South Wales; With Ten Plates. First published in 1814, and now faithfully reprinted by Edition Renard. Limited to 200 numbered copies for sale, this being one of 125 copies of the Standard Edition. The text has been entirely reset in the recreated original types, faithfully matching the original edition which was the first separate work devoted to Aboriginal Australians. Included is an essay on the bibliography and publishing history of the work and interesting speculations on the text.

    Fine Condition.

    $495.00 AUD

    5 in stock

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