History and Description of the Present State of Van Diemen's Land

History and Description of the Present State of Van Diemen's Land

Code: 10144

£1,500.00 Approx $2008.03, €1796.41

History and Description of the Present State of Van Diemen's Land; Containing Hints to Emigrants, with Abstracts from the General Muster Books for the Years 1819, 1820, 1821 and Lists of the Civil Establishment

SECOND [AND BEST] EDITION, 10 + 176 pages, folding map, 8vo, original boards, rebacked, new paper spine and letter-piece, edges uncut(slight corner stain on map and title page)Ferguson 940. (1824 edition). This edition is enlarged with new information. The copy we are offering is a variant edition. Instead of the folding view of "Hobart Town" as recorded by Ferguson, it has "A New Map of Van Diemens Land &c." size 16 X 11 ins, engraved surface 13 x 8:75 and dated 1825 as a frontispiece.