The Baudin Expedition and the Tasmanian Aborigines 1802

Hobart: Blubber Head Press, 1983. Limited Edition. Hardcover. [Signed]. Tall octavo (31x24cm), pp: (20), 245, (3) Blank, frontis, ill., illustrated endpapers, rust coloured covers with gilt devise on top board and title on spine, illustrated dust-jacket. The jacket has two small (1cm) vertical tears - one at the top of the front joint and one at the top of the back cover about 5cm from the spine. Slight mark on back of jacket, light indentation at the foot of the front of the jacket. Fine / very good. Item #726

A beautifully produced book that concentrates on observations of Tasmanian Aborigines by the scientists and naval officers of the Baudin expedition. Designed by the late Dan Sprod and Peter Buckmaster and set in Garamond type on Teton Text Warm White 118gsm paper. A further 25 copies were bound in leather by the Dove Bindery. This is no.757 of 1000 numbered copies signed by the author.

Price: $200.00