London, South Kensington
22 September 2004
CAMPBELL, Mrs A. Rough and Smooth: or, Ho! for an Australian Gold Field, Quebec: Hunter, Rose & Co., 1865. 8° (198 x 125mm). (Some spotting.) Original publisher's cloth (rubbed). Ferguson 7851: "Interesting description of the Ovens diggins and the condition of the diggers and other residents".
NAPIER, Charles James (1782-1853). Colonization; particularly in Southern Australia; with some remarks on small farms and over population, London: T. & W. Boone, 1835. 8° (208 x 118mm). (Occasional light spotting.) 20th-century half sheep (spine lightly faded). Ferguson 1991.
BENNETT, George (1804-93). Gatherings of a Naturalist in Australasia, London: John van Voorst, 1860. 8° (220 x 136mm). 7 hand-coloured lithographed plates and one tinted plate. (Occasional light spotting.) Original publisher's cloth (spine faded and a little damaged). Ferguson 6929; not in Nissen.
With 8 other books on Australia in 9 volumes including Henry Ennis' Remarks on Board his Majesty's Ship Tamar (Melbourne, 1983, NO. 78 OF 160 COPIES), G. F. Angas' Savage Life and Scenes in Australia and New Zealand (London, 1847, 2 vols.), E. Strickland's The Australian Pastor (London, 1862), Theodor Fischer's Vagabondlif i Australien (Stockholm, 1879) and a Proclamation issued by Sierra Leone regarding transportation of convicted offenders to Australia (Freetown, Sierra Leone, 1844). (12)
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