Description: Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia, in Search of a Route from Sydney to the Gulf of Carpentaria.
London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1848, FIRST EDITION, 8vo (213 x 133mm.), pictorial title, 7 maps (4 folding), 12 lithographed plates (11 tinted), contemporary polished calf with arms of the city of Bath on upper cover by Simms of Bath (with their blindstamp), spine in compartments gilt, [Ferguson 4828; Wantrup 129], [Joseph William West, gift inscription by the head master of King Edward VI Grammar School, Bath],
without advertisements at end, some plates and maps trimmed, a few tears, joints starting, slightly rubbed
Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, with Descriptions of the recently explored Region of Australia Felix and of the present colony of New South Wales.
London: T. & W. Boone, 1839, second edition, 2 volumes, 8vo (213 x 130mm.), pictorial titles, large folding map, 51 engraved maps and lithographed plates (some hand-coloured or folding), contemporary half calf, marbled boards, spines gilt, new spine labels, [Ferguson 2811; cf. Hill (2004) 1165; Wantrup 125],
lacking 8pp. "Opinions of the Press" and advertisements in volume 1, folding map repaired, some plates trimmed, scattered tears, some spotting, slightly rubbed
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