Memoires historiques sur L'Australie ... avec des notes et une Histoire de la Decouverte de l'Or.
All edges gilt. New marbled end papers.
Originally published in Rome in 1851, translated into Spanish and published in 1853, and subsequently into this first French edition. F.15423. Despite the considerable interest and value in the work regarding early European history in Western Australia, and the author's study and understanding of the Aborigines, there was no English language edition until that published by the University of Western Australia in 1977, edited and translated by E.J. Stormon. New Norcia Mission north of Perth.
Author Salvado, Rudesindo (Mgr).
Binding Hard cover. Rebound in black cloth boards over quarter black morocco to match original gilt decorated spine, preserved and laid down.
Publisher Alphonse Pringuet, Paris
Illustrator Folding map at end.
Condition Light damp stain to lower margin of early pages. Stain to text pp.158-163. Text block clean.
Pages pp.xii+444 (last blank) + errata.
Offered by Peter Moore