Daily Life and Origins of the Tasmanians.

By: BONWICK, James.

Price: $650.00

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First edition. 8vo. x, 304pp, [2] (reviews of Bonwick's works), 16pp publisher's adverts, chromolithographed frontis, 9 plates and other woodcut illustrations, two pages with musical scores, folding map of Tasmania. Original maroon cloth, gilt-stamped illustrations on spine ('Queensland Native') and the upper board ('Lalla Rookh', i.e. Truganini), blind rule borders. The spine a little faded and the head and tail a little rubbed. Top edges uncut. Contemporary bookplate on front paste-down, lightly pencilled name on verso of front free endpaper. The title-page a little foxed (or with offsetting from the frontis), otherwise the text pages crisp and clean. A very good copy. ***Ferguson 7233.

Title: Daily Life and Origins of the Tasmanians.

Author Name: BONWICK, James.

Categories: Aborigines,

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Son, & Marston: 1870

Seller ID: 20170

Keywords: aborigines cat91 tasmania Van Diemen's Land,