The Aborigines Of Victoria and Other Parts of Australia and Tasmania. R. Brough SMYTH.

The Aborigines Of Victoria and Other Parts of Australia and Tasmania

Melbourne: John Currey, O'Neil, 1972. Facsimile. Hardcover : vol 1 pp. [v] lxxii [1] 483 [484]: frontispiece 'A Corrobboree' : 221 engraved illustrations spread between both volumes : large fold-out map of Victoria : vol 2 pp. [v] [1] 456 [457] : frontispiece 'Pulpit Rock' : large fold-out map of Australia, including Tasmania : burgandy cloth boards : gilt to spine : white dust jackets illustrated with portraits by Thomas Bock, they depict 'Truganini' to front and 'Timmy' to back : facsimile of a drawing on a sheet of bark tipped in opposite page 286 (not listed) : newspaper clippings loosely inserted both volumes : 9 typed and 3 photocopied pages loosely inserted : pencil notes to last couple of pages and inside dust jacket volume2 : pen note to inside dust jacket sleeve vol 1.

Top and fore-edges foxed and stained; boards a little scuffed; head of spine pushed vol 2; edges of jacket tender and chipped; 4 cm closed tear to edge of jacket spine vol 1; open tear to head of spine vol 2; off-set toning to pages where newspaper clippings have been kept; large fold-out maps crisp and clean. Good / fair. Item #2125

This 1972 facsimile reproduces the text and plates of the first edition published in 1876.

Price: $250.00

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