Home Words for Heart and Hearth. St. James', Tunbridge Wells Parish Magazine, with "View on the Swan River, Western Australia" after Huggins.

London: "Home Words" Publishing Office, 1885. Hardcover. This compilation of short stories, serial stories, poems, short essays and biblical commentaries, profusely illustrated with charming woodcuts, 12 monthly issues for the year 1885, includes the wood engraving after the famous image by J. W. Huggins, 'Swan River, 50 Miles up', here titled "View on the Swan River, Western Australia" (p135).

It is associated with an article "Our Princes on Board the "Bacchante." (pp 109-111 & p133-135). The text of the article does not reveal that the Princes came to Western Australia however.

8vo, 283pp; [2]pp. Quarter brown leather and stamped brown buckram. Spine rubbed, spine ends chipped, split along front hinge. Internally top inch of title page torn away, not affecting title; the plates in very good + condition. OCLC: 16439565. Not found in Trove. Very good condition. Item #24561

Price: $175.00

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