Van Diemen's Land Correspondents; Letters from R. C. GUNN, R. W. Larence, Jorgen Jorgenson, Sir John Franklin and others to Sir Willia J. Hooker. 1827 - 1849. T. E. BURNS, J. R. SKEMP.
Van Diemen's Land Correspondents; Letters from R. C. GUNN, R. W. Larence, Jorgen Jorgenson, Sir John Franklin and others to Sir Willia J. Hooker. 1827 - 1849

Van Diemen's Land Correspondents; Letters from R. C. GUNN, R. W. Larence, Jorgen Jorgenson, Sir John Franklin and others to Sir Willia J. Hooker. 1827 - 1849

Tasmania: Queen Victoria Museum, 1961. Limited Edition. Hardcover : pp. [i], ii-xix, [xx], [1], 2-142, [143-148, botanical index] : Red boards : Blind embossed border : Lettering and illustration in black to top board : A few illustrations : Fold-out map : Previous owner note and post card loosely inserted.

Boards a little edge worn. Good. Item #1774

'The publication of the letters between William Jackson Hooker, the English Botanist, and his Botanical Correspondents in Tasmania, chief of whom was the Naturalist, Ronald Campbell Gunn, is not only of scientific importance but also a valuable contribution to the early history of the Colony.' - (preface)

New Series No.14 of The Recirds of the Queen Victoria Museum, Launceston. Issued in an edition of 1200 copies in 1961. From the natural history library of Louis Piggot, author of The Birdman of Brisbane: Silvester Diggles and his Ornithology of Australia.

Price: $35.00

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