Lot 309Australia - A Statistical Historical And Political Description...

Auction Date: 16/10/2018 at 10:30 am

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Australia - A Statistical Historical And Political Description Of The Colony Of New South Wales And Its Dependent Settlements In Van Diemen’s Land Book - by W.C. Wentworth. Published by Whittaker, London. 1820. Second Edition. Octavo; xix,579pp. Frontispiece, complete with plate and fold out map. Extensively detailing the development of the Colony, the largely convict population, agriculture, emigration etc. A handsome copy, contemporarily bound in half calf, the spine with elaborate gilt bands, motifs in the compartments, and lettering direct, marbled boards overall this is an attractive copy. Size 5¼” × 8¼”.

Guide Price: £400.00 - £450.00

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