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Reconnoitering Voyages and Travels withh in South Australia

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Reconnoitering Voyages and Travels withh in South Australia

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&ltP&gt &ltDIV align=center&gt&ltFONT size3&gt&ltIMG src=&quothttp://www.antiqueprintroom.com/image?3807b23d9779252f1273b19995bcc98e&quot&gt &ltDIV align=center&gt&ltFONT size3&gt&ltIMG src=&quothttp://www.antiqueprintroom.com/image?9581061ea87a311e034a3cce05de6d71&quot&gt &ltDIV align=center&gt&ltFONT size3&gt&ltIMG src=&quothttp://www.antiqueprintroom.com/image?21352ad9b79ca2e7a8e0f5073c20173b&quot&gt &ltDIV align=center&gt&ltFONT size3&gt&ltIMG src=&quothttp://www.antiqueprintroom.com/image?19ab4a2d52cb9abe44189841b12e06a6&quot&gt &ltP&gt &ltP&gt &ltDIV id=EBdescription&gt &ltTABLE cellSpacing=28 cellPadding=0 width=&quot100%&quot&gt &ltTBODY&gt &ltTR&gt &ltTD vAlign=top&gt&ltFONT size=2&gt&ltFONT size=2&gt &ltP align=center&gt&ltFONT face=Verdana size=2&gt&ltSTRONG&gtOffered is the rare first edition of this early account of SA, Sydney &ampamp Islands in the Indian Ocean 1839&lt/STRONG&gt&lt/FONT&gt&lt/P&gt &ltP align=center&gt&ltFONT face=Verdana size=2&gt&ltFONT face=Verdana&gt&ltFONT size=2&gt&ltSTRONG&gt&lt/STRONG&gt&lt/FONT&gt&lt/FONT&gt&lt/FONT&gt&ampnbsp&lt/P&gt &ltP align=center&gt&ltFONT face=Verdana size=2&gt&ltFONT face=Verdana&gt&ltFONT size=2&gt&ltSTRONG&gtTitle :&lt/STRONG&gt Reconnoitering Voyages and Travels with Adventures in the Colonies of South Australia A Particular Description of The Town of &ampnbspAdelaide, and Kangaroo Island and account&ampnbspof the Present State of Sydney and it’s Parts Adjacent, including visits to Nicobar and other islands in the Indian Seas, Calcutta, the Cape of Good Hope, and St Helena, during the years 1836, 1837, 1838 by W.H.Leigh esq Late Surgeon of the Australian Company’s Ship &quotSouth Australia&quot.&lt/FONT&gt&lt/FONT&gt&lt/FONT&gt&lt/P&gt &ltP align=left&gt&ltFONT face=Verdana size=2&gt&ltFONT face=Verdana&gt&ltFONT size=2&gt&ltSTRONG&gtAuthor&ampnbsp:&lt/STRONG&gt W.H. Leigh &lt/FONT&gt&lt/FONT&gt&lt/FONT&gt&lt/P&gt &ltP align=left&gt&ltFONT face=Verdana size=2&gt&ltFONT face=Verdana&gt&ltFONT size=2&gt&ltSTRONG&gtDescription:&lt/STRONG&gt Lond.: 1839. 8vo.Original brown cloth&ampnbsp(XVI,292,24pp.). With lithographed frontispiece, lithographed title-page with vignette and 6 full-page lithographed plates. At the end a 24 page publisher’s catalogue, dated May 1839. 1st ed.&ampnbsp &lt/FONT&gt&lt/FONT&gt&lt/FONT&gt&ltFONT face=Verdana size=2&gt&ltFONT face=Verdana&gt&ltFONT size=2&gtFerguson 2786.&ampnbsp &ampnbsp&lt/P&gt&lt/FONT&gt&lt/FONT&gt&ltFONT face=Verdana&gt &ltP&gt&ltFONT face=Verdana&gt&ltSTRONG&gtBook size:&ampnbsp&ampnbsp&ampnbspOctavo&ampnbsp 225mm x 150mm &lt/STRONG&gt&lt/FONT&gt&lt/P&gt &ltP&gt&ltSTRONG&gtCondition:&ampnbsp&ampnbsp&lt/STRONG&gtBinding somewhat rubbed, top of spines and edges chipped, corners bumped and worn. Spine has cracked at top. 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