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Observations on the Coasts of Van Diemen's Land, on Bass's Strait and Its Islands, and on Part of the Coasts of New South Wales; Intended to Accompany the Charts of the Late Discoveries in Those Countries (Australiana Facsimile Editions No. 66)

Flinders, Matthew
The boards have been covered in contact and there are remnant sticky tape marks at the corners of both front and back end paper, and both paste downs. The rest of the damage is limited to a school stamp on the tail of the tiitle page and again on the tail of the last page. The back end paper has an empty date due slip and library pocket, as well as a Dewey sticker. There is also a Dewey label at the spine's tail. The body of the book is immaculate. 56 pages. "OBSERVATIONS ON THE COASTS OF VAN DIEEN's LAND, ON BASS's STRAIT and its ISLANDS, AND ON PART OF THE COASTS OF NEW SOUTH WALES; INTENDED TO ACCOMPANY THE CHARTS OF THE LATE DISCOVERIES IN THOSE CO ... "Observations extracted from [Flinders'] journals of expeditions from Port Jackson ... undertaken for the purpose of exploring the neighbouring coasts ... put together ... for the convenience of those who may be among the first to use this navigation; and to serve as an explanation to the charts of Van Diemen's Land, Bass's Strait, and those parts of New South Wales lately examined by the officers of His Majesty's ship Reliance" (Preface.)
Published 1965 Libraries Board of South Australia Adelaide


Condition Jacket Condition Binding Size
N/A No Jacket Hardcover Folio - over 12" - 15" tall
Good Reading Book Reference: 16162
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