Progress Report of the Exploration Committee of the Royal Society of Victoria for 1861. BURKE AND WILLS, ROYAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA.
Progress Report of the Exploration Committee of the Royal Society of Victoria for 1861.

Progress Report of the Exploration Committee…
Progress Report of the Exploration Committee of the Royal Society of Victoria for 1861.

Melbourne: Mason and Firth, Printers, 1862.

Foolscap folio, 7 pp., printed on blue paper; stitched but unbound as issued, folded for the original "Exploration Committee" envelope, also present.

Sixth Progress Report

The important Sixth Progress Report issued after the adverse findings of the Royal Commission enquiring into the disastrous Burke and Wills expedition. This separate printing of the report is identifiable by its colophon on page 7, and considerably predates the collective printing of the reports in 1863, where the colophon appears on page 8. Self-justification was, of course, the reason for this advance separate issue of the Sixth Report.

The important Sixth Progress Report issued after the adverse findings of the Royal Commission enquiring into the disastrous Burke and Wills expedition. This separate printing of the report is identifiable by its colophon on page 7, and considerably predates the collective printing of the reports in 1863, where the colophon appears on page 8. Self-justification was, of course, the reason for this advance separate issue of the Sixth Report.

See Ferguson, 15185; Wantrup, p. 239 for the later collective printing.

Price (AUD): $575.00  other currencies     Ref: #4504501

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