Journal of the Elder Scientific Exploring Expedition…. ELDER EXPEDITION, David LINDSAY.
Journal of the Elder Scientific Exploring Expedition…

Journal of the Elder Scientific Exploring Expedition…
Journal of the Elder Scientific Exploring Expedition…

Adelaide: C.E. Bristow, 1893.

Octavo, complete with maps; original wrappers and boards, preserved in a brown morocco bookform box.

One of only 500 copies, complete with folding maps: the first edition of the narrative of one of the last great Australian exploring expeditions, written by its leader.

One of only 500 copies, complete with folding maps: the first edition of the narrative of one of the last great Australian exploring expeditions, written by its leader.

Lindsay led this extensive expedition - it ran to eight men, forty-four camels and five Afghan camel drivers - organised by the South Australian Branch of the Royal Geographical Society, and equipped by Sir Thomas Elder, to explore the unknown interior between South Australia and the west coast and to look for Leichhardt.

Wantrup, 208.

Price (AUD): $3,750.00  other currencies Ref: #2712376

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