Narrative of a Voyage Round the World; Comprehending an Account of the Wreck of the Ship “Governor Ready”, in Torres Straits;

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    First Edition.

    22cm x 13.5cm. xvi, 350, [2] pages, 3 plates, 1 folding map. Full leather, gilt lettering.

    A description of the British Settlements of the Coasts of New Holland, more particularly Raffles Bay, Melville Island, Swan River, and King George’s Sound; also, the manners and customs of the Aboriginal Tribes: with an appendix, containing remarks on transportation, the treatment of convicts during the voyage, and advice to persons intending to emigrate to the Australian Colonies. FERGUSON 2073. This copy without the 10 page catalogue of books and the plates bound in a different order.

    Rubbing to edges, aged reback and refurbish. Foxing to edges of endpapers and first and last pages. The plates tanned as usual. The maps with some foxing and a small tape repair to the verso at the tail of the hinge. King’s Inn Library, Dublin stamp to verso of title page and colophon. Minor pencil notation to title page and front pastedown. Very Good Condition.

    $2,500.00 AUD

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