Journals of Two Expeditions into the Interior of New South Wales, Undertaken by Order of the British Government in the Years 1817-18
28cm x 22.5cm. [ii], xvi, 408 pages, 6 plates (1 folding, 2 colour), 3 folding maps/charts, 2 folding tables. Green cloth, gilt lettering.
A facsimile of Oxley’s 1820 account of his explorations of the Lachlan and Macquarie Rivers: “the foundation work in the field of Australian inland exploration and the first detailed description of the interior of New South Wales.” (Jonathan Wantrup, Australian Rare Books, 1788-1900). This being Australian Facsimile Editions No. 6 reproduced by the Libraries Board of South Australia. The plates are reproduced in colour with the folding maps and tables at the rear.
Minor foxing, mostly the edges and endpapers. Very Good Condition.