Nine Years in Van Diemen’s Land

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    First Edition.

    18cm x 11cm. iv, 384 pages. Rebacked purple cloth, faded original gilt lettered spineback laid down, original blindstamped boards.

    Comprising an Account of its Discovery, Possession, Settlement, Progress, Population, Value of Land, Herds, Flocks & c.: An Essay on Prison Discipline; and the Results of the Working of the Probation System; with Anecdotes of Bushrangers. Includes a chapter on Michael Howe: The Bushranger of van Diemen’s Land and a log of Syme’s trip back to London. FERGUSON 4929.

    Slightly cocked. Minor soiling to cloth. Minor rubbing and bumping to fore-edge corners. Occasional minor foxing and tanning. Very Good Condition.

    $1,200.00 AUD

    1 in stock

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