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By: SMITH, Geoffrey.
Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1909
Seller ID: 19882
First edition. 152pp, 35 figures (frontis, 20 plates and text illustrations), folding coloured map at rear, 16pp publisher's list; errata slip. Original green cloth, spine dulled and a little rubbed. Top edges gilt, the others uncut and somewhat yellowed. Offsetting on the endpapers, owner's name (contemporary). A good to very good clean copy. ***An account of a six-month study tour of Tasmania in 1907-08, to study especially the freshwater life of the island. The introduction includes some discussion of the Tasmanian Aborigines, with a Beattie portrait of William Lanne, and a photograph compa... View more info