Bibliography of South Australia. Thomas GILL.

Bibliography of South Australia.

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.

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 by Thomas Gill, a South Australian resident and book collector, for distribution at the London Colonial & Indian Exhibition of 1886. This copy is beautifully preserve in the original lithographic wrappers featuring a bushland scene with native flora and fauna. Gill was a keen collector of Australiana, with a considerable personal collection reflecting his interests in geography, exploration and Aboriginal life. This bibliography was principally compiled from the publications in the author's library, and some years later in 1903 he published a bibliography of the Northern Territory.

Ferguson, 9926.

Price (AUD): $825.00  other currencies     Ref: #4301310

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