Expeditions in North-Western Australia (1841)

Grey, George

Journals of two Expeditions of Discovery in North-West and Western Australia, during the years 1837, 38, and 39, under the authority of Her Majesty's Government. Describing newly discovered, important and fertile districts, with observations on the moral, and physical condition of the Aboriginal inhabitants, &c.&c.

Published: T. and W. Boone. London.

Date: 1841

pp.6(ads)+xiv+412+16(ads); 4(ads)+viii+482. 22.5cm. Frontispiece to each volume. 20 lithographic plates, of which 6 in colour with some hand colouring. 2 large folding engraved maps by J.Arrowsmith (one in pocket at front of volume 1; one bound in and linen backed).

Please see the note on condition.

Replaced in the original cases, the spines laid down, and volume two lacking the first panel. Tips repaired. New hinges and headbands. Both volumes heavily foxed throughout, including the plates. Some paper repairs, page edges untrimmed.

Hard cover cloth.


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