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Heywood, B. A. [Benjamin Arthur] Listings

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1 Heywood, B. A. [Benjamin Arthur] A Vacation Tour at the Antipodes, through Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales, Queensland, and New Zealand, in 1861-162
London Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green 1863 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Some insect damage to inner margins of two leaves of the Table at rear. Leather damaged at head of spine, with a 1" split at head of rear joint and 3/4" split at head of front joint. Leather rubbed at corners. Split to gutter between frontispiece and title page. Some foxing. No signatures. ; viii, 251, [1] pages + frontispiece + 7 plates + 3 folding maps. Contemporary half calf and marbled papered boards. Marbled endpapers. Page dimensions: 196 x 121mm. The plates include "New Zealand Gold Fields - Gabriel's Gully, Tuapeka, Otago" and "Mr Landsborough (The Australian Explorer) and two Aborigines". Large cloth-backed folding map at rear showing Australia, New Zealand, Auckland, and the Otago Gold Fields. "As I was recommended to take a Long Vacation, and to have a thorough change of air, for the benefit of my health, I determined to make a voyage to the Antipodes, with the intention of returning home through the Pacific and via Panama." - from the Preface. [Bibliographical Reference: Bagnall 2589 - Despite the number of places visited on two or more occasions, Hocken's stricutres 'A scamper through the islands; of little interest' are not unjust." ; 8vo 
Price: 270.00 NZD
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