China, Australia and the Pacific Islands in the Years 1853-1856. J. D'EWES.
China, Australia and the Pacific Islands in the Years 1853-1856

China, Australia and the Pacific Islands in the Years 1853-1856

London. Richard Bentley. 1857. Stock ID #165390

Tinted lithographic frontispiece illustration with heavily foxed tissue-guard, one further lithograph and some further line illustrations within the text. 340pp. Original blind stamped yellow cloth, with pagoda device stamped in gilt on the front board and gilt decoration and titles to spine, discoloured on the spine and edges, corners knocked, the top corner with some loss. Heavy foxing to preliminaries, but most other pages clear. Inner hinges split and two sections loose. Parry's Public Library label front pastedown. Binding skewed. Scarce. A rare account of a voyage from England to Australia with extensive descriptions of cities of Melbourne, Ballarat and the Eureka Stockade, and Sydney. Then on to Tonga, Samoa, New Zealand, China, Java, St. Helena and the return. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 165390).

Price: $300.00 AU

other currencies

See all items in All Galleries, Antiquarian
See all items by