Two Years in New South Wales; Comprising sketches of the actual state of society in that Colony; of its peculiar advatages to emigrants; of its topography, natural history, &c. &c. P. Surgeon Cunningham, R. N.
Two Years in New South Wales; Comprising sketches of the actual state of society in that Colony; of its peculiar advatages to emigrants; of its topography, natural history, &c. &c.
Two Years in New South Wales; Comprising sketches of the actual state of society in that Colony; of its peculiar advatages to emigrants; of its topography, natural history, &c. &c.

Two Years in New South Wales; Comprising sketches of the actual state of society in that Colony; of its peculiar advatages to emigrants; of its topography, natural history, &c. &c.

London: Henry Colburn, New Burlington Street. 1828. Third edition. Complete in two volumes, octavo, recased in half calf over marbled boards with gilt lettering to the spine.
Volume one: (2) Blank, xvi, 346pp, (2) Advertisement, folding map frontispiece (expertly repaired. Slight foxing and occasional soil mark.
Volume two: (2) blank, viii, 336pp. moderately foxed on pp. 1-10 and 43-53, occasional foxing elsewhere.
Both volumes have a neat ownership inscription on the first blank dated 1829. Item #804

First published in 1827, second and third editions were printed in 1827 and 1828. Peter Cunningham made four voyages as surgeon general on convict ships prior to writing his account which Ferguson deemed a valuable account of New South Wales. (Ferguson 1110).

Price: $650.00

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