C1890

Au pays des Kangourous et des mines d’or : etude des moeurs et contaumes Australiennes : impressions de voyage

Author:

Oscar Comettant (1819 - 1898)

Oscar Comettant (1819-1898) account ‘In the land of the Kangaroos‘. Published Librairie Fischbacher, Paris. 4pp, 386pp, 6pp advertisements, Bound in modern full blue Morocco with raised bands, gilt lettering and marbled end papers. Blue ink owners stamp of, Rev. P.J. … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Au pays des Kangourous et des mines d’or : etude des moeurs et contaumes Australiennes : impressions de voyage

Date:

C1890

Author:

Oscar Comettant (1819 - 1898)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Blue leather bound

Paper Size: 

126mm 
x 190mm
AUTHENTICITY
Au pays des Kangourous et des mines d'or : etude des moeurs et contaumes Australiennes : impressions de voyage - Antique Book from 1890

Genuine antique
dated:

1890

Description:

Oscar Comettant (1819-1898) account ‘In the land of the Kangaroos‘.

Published Librairie Fischbacher, Paris. 4pp, 386pp, 6pp advertisements, Bound in modern full blue Morocco with raised bands, gilt lettering and marbled end papers. Blue ink owners stamp of, Rev. P.J. Moore on title page.

Comettant was a c.19th French composer, musicologist and traveller. In July 1888 Comettant was appointed French juror at the Melbourne Centennial Exhibition (1888) where he arrived 6 September. He visited Lilydale where he met squatters and indigenous Australians and, in October the mines of Ballarat and Sandhurst . He also travelled in the Great Western, where he admired the vines before going to Sydney to attend a banquet (December). After composing his “Salute to Melbourne” for piano, he returned to France on 28 December 1888.

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 1989823
State Library NSW: Reference code (AuSN)b20250630-61slnsw_inst
State Library Victoria: MC 919.45 C73A

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