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WARBURTON, PETER EGERTON: - Journey Across the Western Interior Australia. With an Introduction and Additions by Charles H. Eden esq. Edited by H.W. Bates. London, Sampson, Low, Marston, Low and Searle, 1875.

Pp. (xii), 307, (1), adv. 40. With frontispiece portrait, 8 plates and one large folding map (a few short tears). One plate is loose (page 248) with edges a little frayed. Publisher's pictorial green cloth, gilt and black stamped, rubbed. Bookplate. Faint traces of removed label on upper cover. Colonel Warburton intended to find a route to Perth but driven off course his party instead headed north west. This is a narrative of his expedition from the Telegraph line to the West coast. The remaining part contains contributions by Professor Owen, Dr. Hooker, John Gould and Dr. Henry Triman. Wantrup: "Warburton's journey is a scarce and interesting account of Western Australia and North Australia exploration". First edition. Ferguson 18187. Wantrup 201.
EUR 1100.00 [Appr.: US$ 1303.41 | £UK 981 | JPą 145350] Book number 29137

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