London: The Publishing Co., 1872. First edition. Hardcover. A scarce title, despite reasonable representation in Australian libraries. The ads at the back note this publication as... "Full of lively and accurate descriptions of colonial life; Home life in the colony amoung the upper classes, being for probably the first time, described from the point of view of a highly educated lady, who's own home is there."
Ferguson, 16823 (5 copies); Libraries Australia ID 48166078 (10 copies). While there are a number of copies recorded in libraries around Australia, this is a very scarce title. Sml. 8vo, (iv) title and half title, 331 pp, 6pp adds. One signature in the center slightly loose. Blue cloth covers corners bumped as well at top and base of spine, a bookplate removed from the inside front board but no library markings. Good + overall. Item #26353