19th cent. travel and adventures in Australia; New Zealand and America (1879)


Up and down; or, Fifty Years' Colonial Experiences in Australia, California, New Zealand, India, China and the South Pacific; being the Life History of Capt. W. J. Barry

Published: Sampson Low

Date: 1879

The travels and adventures of an opportunist speculator working in a variety of occupations in Australia; New Zealand and America between his boyhood in 1828 and 1878. Vivid descriptions of life in the early colonies and fighting the red Indians in America. 13cm x 19cm; 307pp; 32pp publisher's ads. 5 illustrative plates and 6pp portraits. Red boards generally good but pictorial front board and spine worn. Internally very good. An extremely rare book.

red cloth


Offered by Derek Gilbert