The Australind Letters of Marshall Waller Clifton, Chief Commissioner for the Western Australian Company
24cm x 16.5cm. xxviii, 800 pages, black and white illustrations, map. Illustrated french fold wrappers.
“Marshall Waller Clifton, Fellow of the Royal Society and Royal Geographical Society, and former Secretary of the Royal Navys Victualling Board, was Chief Commissioner for the small agricultural colony of Australind. This is a companion volume to the Clifton Journals published in 2010. It contains the correspondence from 1840 to 1847. With a biography of Clifton by Phyllis Barnes and an essay on ‘The Rise and Fall of the Western Australian Company by JMR Cameron. Published 2 Oct 2017.” (publisher’s blurb)
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