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OUTBACK IN AUSTRALIA, or Three Australian Overlanders: being an account of the longest Overlanding journey ever attempted in Australia with a single horse, and including chapters on various phases of Outback Life
Edition: First printing
Letchworth, England: Garden City Press, 1913. Octavo, original maroon cloth gilt lettered. pp (2), x, 224 + 29 photos on 20 plates + 1 map; index. Some foxing to page edges and text, esp. to early leaves, else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy, no owner names.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 33842More details Price: USD $45.00 USD $40.50
RAMBLES OF AN AUSTRALIAN NATURALIST From the notes and journals of Thomas Ward
Edition: First US issue
New York: Dutton, 1907. Octavo, brown cloth gilt, top edges gilt. pp viii, (344). Bit of wear to spine tips, upper rear joint' front joint repaird externally with brown rice paper; small name label at front; in all, just good externally, but now tight in the binding, text quite clean and unworn, no owner names. Made from sheets of the London (Murray) edition with a cancel title leaf. Ward was a Queensland stock-farmer and a keen amateur naturalist. Detailed account of some Ozian flora and fauna.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover.Book ID: 39331More details Price: USD $40.00 USD $36.00
The Central Australian Expedition 1844-1846: The Journals of John Sturt
London: Hakluyt Society, 2002. Dark blue cloth gilt. Pp (lxxii), 366; 5 colour illustrations and 1 map in text. Fine in fine jacket. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 29938More details Price: USD $45.00 USD $40.50
THE DINGO BOYS or The Squatters of Wallaby Range. With Six Illustrations by W.S. Stacey
Edition: First edition.
London: W.& R. Chambers, 1892. Original blue pictorial cloth stamped in gilt, black, green, brown, and blue, decorated endpapers. Octavo, 312, 36 (ads) pp + tissue guard at frontispiece. 6 b&w plates included in pagination. Book is leaned, yellowed to the page edges; ink name at top of title page and contents page; text paper lightly toned; some seperations at gutters in text but still firm in the binding, hinges not cracked; tan spot to bottom margin of pp 8-9; nicks a slight rubbing at foot of spine; in all, still a VG copy, gilt bright. Boy's adventure novel set in Australia, scarce in first edition. Muir 2458.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 30721More details Price: USD $65.00 USD $58.50
THE LETTERS OF F.W. LUDWIG LEICHHARDT. Collected and newly translated by M. Arousseau (3 volume set)
Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press for The Hakluyt Society, 1968. Three volume set, blue cloth. pp xvi, 423; v, 425-819; v, 821-1174 + frontis. portrait, one folding map, one map in text, indexed. Fine copies, no owner names. Pale blue jackets has a few short tears, light spine sunning, VG otherwise. Leichhart was the most important of the scientific explorers of Australia. The letters extend from his student years in the 1830s until his disappearance in the Australian interior in 1848. Note: 3 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover.Book ID: 29395More details Price: USD $75.00 USD $67.50