Colonel William Light. The Founder of Adelaide..
[WILLIAM LIGHT] GILL, Thomas
Price: 600.00 AUD
Adelaide: Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, 1911. Octavo, with plates, folding maps and facsimile documents; gilt decorated crimson full polished calf; uncut and fine, top edge gilt. Splendid example of the enlarged limited edition, in its original lavish gilt decorated crimson leather binding. Additionally, the supplement contains a facsimile reprint of Colonel Light's brief journal, wherein he explains his reasons for siting the city of Adelaide. The author, Thomas Gill, compiled the Bibliography of South Australia and a numismatic handbook. This special edition is limited to 200 copies, numbered and signed by Gill.