Historical and Descriptive Account of South Australia…
Historical and Descriptive Account of South Australia: Founded on the experience of a three years' residence in that Colony.

London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1843.

Octavo, later orange cloth; Tristan Buesst bookplate.

Between slander and praise.

Handbook for prospective emigrants from a former resident (Bennett lived in South australia from 1839-1842).

Handbook for prospective emigrants from a former resident (Bennett lived in South australia from 1839-1842).

The book offers 'a plain unvarnished statement of facts, as to the character and capabilities of a Colony which has never been fairly represented in this country - a Colony which has been slandered by enemies interested elsewhere on the one hand, and perhaps as much injured by the well-meant but injudicious statements of its friends on the other…' (preface).

Price (AUD): $475.00  other currencies     Ref: #4107235

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