Exploration of Australia, Vol. I and II.
London: George Philip & Son, 1895. First edition. Hardcover. Albert Frederick Calvert (1872-1946), author, traveller and mining engineer. 4to, Vol. 1 (x) + 236pp, frontis + folding map, 16pp ills. Vol. 2 xiv. Deluxe edition, half vellum, blue cloth covers with gilt stamp of Australian seal on front board. Vol. 1 vellum in vgc, inner hinge starting, rubbing to gold title on spine. Vol. 2 internally very good condition, untrimmed paper foredge, top edge gilt, inner hinge starting, white mark to front cover, vellum spine browned making title unreadable, but good copy. Large folding maps with tears repaired from back. Ferguson 7821. Good +. Item #2129