• The Wolfgang A. Herz Library:  auction at Christies

    Sale 2158

    The Wolfgang A. Herz Library: Important Voyages and Travels

    9 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 333

    [AUSTRALIA]. -- DUTTON, Francis (1818-1877). South Australia and its Mines, with an Historical Sketch of the Colony, Under its Several Administrations, to the Period of Captain Grey's departure. London: T. & W. Boone, 1846. -- 8o. 8-page publisher's advertisements. One large folding engraved map, hand-colored in outline, loose in pocket at front, 5 engraved plates (4 tinted) and one additional map. Original cloth, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, unopened (some minor rubbing). FIRST EDITION. In addition to a contemporary account of the colony at Adelaide, Dutton also details the discovery of copper and the subsequent mining in that region. Ferguson 4267. -- JAMESON, R.G. New Zealand, South Australia, and New South Wales: A Record of Recent Travels in These Colonies. London: Smith, Elder, and Co., 1842.

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    [AUSTRALIA]. -- DUTTON, Francis (1818-1877). South Australia and its Mines, with an Historical Sketch of the Colony, Under its Several Administrations, to the Period of Captain Grey's departure. London: T. & W. Boone, 1846. -- 8o. 8-page publisher's advertisements. One large folding engraved map, hand-colored in outline, loose in pocket at front, 5 engraved plates (4 tinted) and one additional map. Original cloth, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, unopened (some minor rubbing). FIRST EDITION. In addition to a contemporary account of the colony at Adelaide, Dutton also details the discovery of copper and the subsequent mining in that region. Ferguson 4267. -- JAMESON, R.G. New Zealand, South Australia, and New South Wales: A Record of Recent Travels in These Colonies. London: Smith, Elder, and Co., 1842.

    8o. 2 folding engraved maps and 2 engraved plates (one map with repaired tear, some minor spotting). Original plum cloth, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, uncut (spine faded, corners lightly bumped). Second edition, preceded by the first edition published in 1841, of Jameson's survey and guidebook for those emigrating to the region. Ferguson 3428. (2)


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