London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co, 1862. Hardcover. Frank Foster is the pseudonym of Daniel Puseley (1814-82), an English author and public speaker on political and literary subjects who spent time in Australia for his health in the 1850s. Most interesting is the 158pp appendix at the back, "A Colonial Directory; including Sydney, Melbourne, and New Zealand." for 1862.
Royal 8vo, frontispiece & 332 pp. Includes a commercial directory Sydney Melbourne, NZ. Handsomely rebound in quarter tan calf, red & black gilt title labels, marbled boards, in custom slip box bound similarly, with stamped calf at foredge. Trove 27790738. Fine. Item #7902