Explorations in Australia. John Forrest.

Explorations in Australia

London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle, 1875. Octavo, rebound in blue boards, pp [vii] [351]; 3 pages of Statistics; 40 pp advertisements; 3 maps (4th map missing); 8 plates incl frontis. LACKS TITLE PAGE.

In very good condition except for missing title page and fourth map. Last two pages of advertisments degraded along outer edges, no text affected; a few annotations in pencil in the margins. Bookplate pasted onto front ep paste-down reads Ex Libris Forward Athol Mardon Douglas. Good. Item #208

Forrest recounts three expeditions: 1. In Search of Leichardt; 2. From Perth to Adelaide , Round the Great Bight; 3. From the West Coast to the Telegraph Line. A scarce copy.

Douglas was a mid-twentieth century zoologist at the Western Australia Museum.

Price: $350.00

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