Transactions of the Philosophical Institute of Victoria, from January to December, 1859, Inclusive. Vol. IV.

By: Macadam, John (ed.); [various contributors, including William Lockhart Morton]

Price: NZ$1,120.00

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Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Some horizontal tears across the spine cloth near the ends of the spine, otherwise near fine. Spine faded. Moderate fading to boards. Endpapers very clean. No signatures. Detmold bookbinder's ticket on front endpaper. Some spots of foxing to page edges. No splitting to joints or hinges. A nice copy.; viii, 210, lxxxvi, [2], iv, 79, [1], 14, 13 pages + plates (including folding). Original blind-stamped cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 215 x 136mm. Pale yellow endpapers. Proceedings and Appendices etc. bound in at the rear. Of particular note in this volume is the article "Notes of a recent personal visit to the unoccupied Northern District of Queensland" by William Lockhart Morton. This article is on pages 188-199, and includes 1 folding map. "The blacks do not seem numerous. We sometimes saw their fresh footprints, but themselves only once. Every night we went to sleep as securely as if we had been at home. We kept no watch and were never disturbed." - page 198. ; 8vo

Title: Transactions of the Philosophical Institute of Victoria, from January to December, 1859, Inclusive. Vol. IV.

Author Name: Macadam, John (ed.); [various contributors, including William Lockhart Morton]

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Melbourne, Mason and Firth: 1860

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 13473