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Sketch of the History of Van Diemen's Land, illustrated by a map of the island, and an account of the Van Diemen's Land Company.

By: BISCHOFF, James.

Price: $875.00

Publisher: London, John Richardson: 1832

Seller ID: 35317


First edition. xii, 182 (last blank), [183]-260 (appendix) pp, large folding coloured map (by J. Arrowsmith), frontis and one other plate (both also by Arrowsmith - the VDL Co's establishments at Circular Head & Emu Bay). Maroon half calf and matching cloth, spine lettered in gilt, raised bands; the cloth with some light flecking (mostly to the rear). The plates dulled and with a light damp stain across their lower section, which has also affected, to a lesser degree, some sections (the first 10 leaves, pp77-98, the leaves either side of the second plate, and the last 20 leaves); otherwise cle... View more info