Description: FIRST EDITION, 4to (285 x 230mm.), 110 hand-coloured aquatint plates (watermarks: text, 1810 and plates, 1810-1811), 2pp. "Sketch of the Manners of the Natives.. of the New South Wales", supplement title "Field Sports.. of New South Wales" (dated 1813), dedication, contemporary red straight-grained morocco, spine in compartments gilt, edges gilt,
lacking index, without repeated supplement title and dedication as in Abbey's copy, a few small tears, offsetting and spotting at places, rubbed, spine ends and some corners repaired
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the catalogue, where appropriate.
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