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LOFTIE W.J. (Editor) / GREENAWAY, KATE:
Orient Line Guide. [London - Suez - Australia]. Chapters for Travellers by Sea and by Land. Illustrated. The Third edition, Rewritten with Maps and Plans. London, Sampson Low, 1889.
. Small 4to. Pp. xxxvii, (2), 439. With additional decorative title page by Kate Greenaway (which appears in this edition for the first time) and numerous illustrations (full page, double page, folding views, maps, charts etc). Including 8 coloured plates of ships. Original clothbacked boards, rubbed. Bookplate. The Orient Steam Navigation Co. Ltd opened the line in 1877, for the voyage between England and Australia. The guide gives details of the countries along the route, of the ships and some account of ocean natural history. Not in Ferguson.
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Book number: 28045
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Catalogue: Travel general
Keywords: Travel general, travel, travels, voyage, exploration, orient, oriental, australia, australiana, england,

 
LUMHOLTZ, CARL:
Among cannibals. An account of four years' travels in Australia and of camp life with the aborigines of Queensland. London, John Murray, 1889.
. Pp. xx, 395, advertisement 28. With one portrait frontispiece, 2 folding coloured maps, 4 chromolithographs, 24 wood engraved plates and more illustrations in the text. Publisher's pictorial blue cloth, gilt, ends of spine lightly rubbed, recased. Bookplate. First UK edition. An account of the Norwegian naturalist's expedition to Australia in 1880-84. A large collection of zoological specimens was found. Occassionally some light stain but otherwise a fine copy. Casey Wood p. 443. Ferguson 11770.
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Book number: 29112
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RANKEN, W.H.L.:
The dominion of Australia. An account of its foundations. London, Chapman and Hall, 1874.
. Pp. viii, 356. With one folding map. Publisher's red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, slightly rubbed. Bookplate. First edition. An account about climate, cultivation, mining, commerce and politics. Ferguson 14720.
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Book number: 29096
€  90.00 [Appr.: US$ 95.47 | £UK 77 | JP„ 14763]
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SIDNEY, SAMUEL:
The three colonies of Australia; New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia; their pastures, copper mines, & gold fields. London 1852.
. Pp. (ii), (xvi), half title, 17-428. With frontispiece and 54 woodcut ills (of which 12 full page). Contemporary half calf on marbled boards, spine with 5 raised bands and title-label. Binding rubbed and hinges weak. Bookplate. First edition. Contains three parts: 1. The history of Australia from 1520 to 1822; 2. Practical advice for the emigrant and; 3. A description of the Aborigines, birds, animals, climate etc. Ferguson 15679.
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Book number: 19102
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SINNETT, FREDERICK:
An account of the colony of South Australia, prepared for distribution at the International Exhibition of 1862. Adelaide, W.C. Cox, 1862.
. Pp. vi, 99. With one large folding lithographed map. Original printed boards, upper hinge cracked, spine and corners worn. Outer margin of title page soiled otherwise a good copy. First edition. This work was issued as part of the South Australian Government's contribution to the Exhibition of 1862 in London. Probably one copy of a small issue printed at Adelaide. (The remaining printed in London). Ferguson 15735.
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Book number: 29094
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SPENCER, BALDWIN & GILLEN, F.J.:
Northern Tribes of Central Australia. London, Macmillan, 1904.
. Pp. xxxvi, 784. With 2 folding coloured lithographic plates, one folding map and 315 black and white illustrations including 28 full page. Publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Stamp on title page. First edition of this important anthropological study of aborigines in Central Australia. Contains much information on the social organisation of tribes and their customs and ceremonies.
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Book number: 35125
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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.
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Book number: 29137
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WHITE, G.:
Thirty years in Tropical Australia. With a preface by the Right Rev. H.H. Montgomery. London 1918.
. Pp. vi, (2), 264. With 17 plates. Original cloth, rubbed.
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Book number: 15072
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WILLS, WILLIAM JOHN:
A successful exploration through the interior of Australia, from Melbourne to the Gulf of Carpentaria. From the journals and letters of W.J. Wills. Edited by his father, William Wills. London, Richard Bentley, 1863.
. Pp. iii-xii, 396. Half-title is missing. With one engraved frontispiece, one portrait and one folding map (with small tear without loss). Slightly later half green calf on marbled boards, matching endpapers and edges, spine gilt, binding rubbed. Plates slightly foxed and title page browned. Wills, a surveyor and astronomer, together with Robert O'Hara Burke were the first white men to cross the Australian continent (from south to north). Their expedition did not contribute to any geographical knowledge, even though the "Victorian Exploring Expedition" was the largest and the most expensive expedition yet seen in Australia. The prime objective of the expedition was to beat the Stuart's South Australian expedition. They travelled from Melbourne in 1860 via Cooper's Creek to reach the Gulf of Carpentaria in 1861. Both died on the return journey during their attempt to reach Mount Hopeless and the northern settlements of South Australia. However, they became national heroes for their exploits. Ferguson 18622. Wantrup 172.
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Book number: 29111
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