The Cruise of the Beacon : a narrative of a visit to the islands in Bass's Straits.

By: NIXON, Bishop Francis R.

Price: $785.00

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With illustrations. First edition. [iv], 114, [2]pp, [24]pp publisher's catalogue (dated June 1857), wood-engraved frontis and additional title, 8 other wood-engraved plates after the author's sketches. Original morocco-grained blue cloth, the spine slightly darkened and the extremities rubbed, especially the joints. The front free endpaper and frontis have a short clean tear to the head edge neatly closed, as is a similar break in the fore-edge of the blank leaf between the frontis and engraved title. Pages 82-95 have a few reasonably heavy spots of foxing, otherwise a good clean copy. Contemporary owner's name on front endpaper. ***Ferguson 13424.

Title: The Cruise of the Beacon : a narrative of a visit to the islands in Bass's Straits.

Author Name: NIXON, Bishop Francis R.

Categories: Tasmania,

Publisher: London, Bell & Daldy: 1857

Seller ID: 13471

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