Auction Date: 23/02/2019 at 10am
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”.