Bibliography of South Australia
Price: 165.00 AUD
Adelaide: Government Printer, 1886. Adelaide, Government Printer, 1886. Octavo, (ii), 118 pages. Original orange cloth with black lettering and decorative border; endpapers discoloured (by the acidic boards); extremities very slightly rubbed; an excellent copy. Prepared for the Colonial and Indian Exhibition in London in 1886; with an attractive lithographed title-page (signed 'Leo'); this copy has a presentation inscription from the author (dated 31 May 1886). 'It is to be regretted that some legislation was not passed in the early days of the colony, enforcing the lodgment in the South Australian Institute of a copy of every colonial publication'. With an eight-page bibliography of the Northern Territory (plus extra material in the appendix). First Edition. Very Good.