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Author: JOBSON, FREDERICK J.
Title: Australia: With Notes by the Way on Egypt, Ceylon, Bombay, and the Holy Land.
Description: London Hamilton, Adams & Co, 1862. 1st ed. Hardback small octavo (20.5 x 13.5 cm), very good condition, original blue-black cloth cover (embossed), colour engraving frontispiece (with tissue guard), adverts at rear, spine recased (retains original cloth), endpaper hinges strengthened archival tape, pages lightly toned as usual, minimal faint foxing, minor edgewear & bumping, copy 2. 281 pp. First edition. The diaries of husband (Wesleyan minister) and his wife, describing travels in Australia (Victoria, New South Wales, Tasmania) during the 1850s and 1860s. Plus a description of travel to Asia and the Middle East when sailing to and from Australia. At rear: adverts for his other books (6p).
Keywords: australian history, christianity, travel, diaries, victoria, new south wales (nsw), tasmania, middle east, egypt, asia, ceylon, india, collectible, collectable, first edition
Price: AUD 90.00 = appr. US$ 62.27 Seller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
- Book number: 21798A
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