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London: Religious Tract Society, 1885.
Cook Islands and TuvaluOctavo, frontispiece and engraved plates, charming vignettes; in original gilt decorated green cloth. An unusually bright and fine copy. William Wyatt Gill (1828-1896) was an energetic English missionary active in the Pacific and New Guinea, author of numerous works containing valuable.....
Melbourne: Printed in Colours and Published by Hamel & Ferguson, .
Australia's first painter of modern lifeOblong folio, with 25 fine chromolithograph plates including the title; a large copy with generous margins in old half red morocco. A very good copy of this famous book, from the library of.....
London: H.H. Collins & Co., 1853.
The preferred London edition with superior lithographic illustrationsQuarto, with 24 cream-tinted lithographic plates; this copy preserving the original printed paper wrappers, decorated with vignettes of goldfields life, with book advertisements on yellow verso of front wrapper and on the back wrapper, in a......
Melbourne & Sydney: Sands & Kenny, 1857.
Original printing of Gill's Victoria viewsOblong quarto, with illustrated title and 45 full-page steel engravings; later half red morocco binding. The original printing of Gill's famous views of Victoria, including many scenes of the prosperous and energetic city of Melbourne, Geelong and.....
Adelaide: E. Spiller, Government Printer, 1886. Octavo, 118 pp., lithographic title-page and wrappers, navy quarter calf bookform box with gilt lettering. Scarce bibliography bearing the bookplate of Sir Henry Ayers, the successful colonial entrepreneur and longstanding premier of South Australia after whom Ayer's Rock was named. The bibliography was prepared.....
London: W.H. Smith and Son, 1859.
In the rare original pictorial bindingSmall octavo, with 12 tinted lithograph plates and two folding maps; a very good copy in the original pictorial boards, later cloth spine, preserved in a folding box. First edition, in the very rare original pictorial boards. The.....
Adelaide: Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, 1911.
Special enlarged edition in ornamental bindingOctavo, with plates, folding maps and facsimile documents; gilt decorated crimson full polished calf; uncut and fine, top edge gilt. Splendid example of the enlarged limited edition, in its original lavish gilt decorated crimson leather binding. Additionally.....