FIRST EDITION, 2 volumes, 8vo (222 x 136mm.), folding map, 16 plates (4 coloured lithographs, 2 tinted aquatints and 10 plain engravings), illustrations,
some spotting or offsetting to some plates, cloth very slightly rubbed
ARROWSMITH, JOHN. Map of Captn. Sturt's Route from Adelaide into the Centre of Australia. London, 1849, 738 x 875mm., folding map laid on publisher's linen in the original cloth folder, 2 green silk ties, repaired tears, folder with upper joint starting
together 3 volumes, bound in original blind-stamped green ribbed cloth, yellow endpapers, slipcase
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the catalogue, where appropriate.
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Literature: Ferguson 5202 (noting the map); Wantrup 119
Provenance: From the library of the Duke of Wellington, pencil note in vol.1
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