Paris: Arthus Bertrand, 1864. First edition. Hardcover. Complete with the folding map, in beautiful period color, by Malte-Brun. Each of the explorations recorded with colored lines on the map.
Includes the very current expeditions, such as the 2nd expedition of Stuart (1861); the expeditions of Burke (1861); Frank Gregory in North West Australia; Stuart to Gulf of Carpentaria (1862); Dempster in Western Australia; Landsborough and MacKinlay in search of Burke (1862); as well as some general articles on Australian exploration and the conditions of the interior. The Queensland border has the Bowen southern border, but goes straight to the coast.
8vo, 188 pp, folding map with period color marked with the routes of expeditions. Original printed paper wrappers in glassine cover, back wrapper torn with some loss; text and folding map bright and clean. Ferguson 10038. OCLC: 166310316. Scarce. Good + condition. Item #974