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Image for Mission to the Islands : the missionary voyages in Bass Strait of Canon Marcus Brownrigg, 1872-1885.

Mission to the Islands : the missionary voyages in Bass Strait of Canon Marcus Brownrigg, 1872-1885.

By: BROWNRIGG, Canon Marcus. (Edited, with an introduction, by Stephen Murray-Smith.)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hobart, Cat & Fiddle Press: 1979

Seller ID: 4303


First edition. 246pp, illustrations (including the original plates from The Cruise of the Freak), endpaper maps. Cloth with dustwrapper (slight loss at head of spine, now in protective sleeve). The verso of the rear free endpaper and the facing blank page have an extensive pencilled commentary by a previous owner, otherwise a very good clean copy. ***Reprints the text of Brownrigg's "Cruise of the Freak", published in 1872 (Ferguson 7578) and his accounts of twel... View more info

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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

Publisher: London, Bell & Daldy: 1857

Seller ID: 13471


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 betwee... View more info