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Title:The Life of Matthew Flinders, R. N
Price:AUD$280.00 (about USD$191.30)
Book ID:SB00-0201806
Publisher:Angus & Robertson Ltd, Sydney, 1914
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:No
Angus & Robertson Ltd, 1914, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First

XXII, 492 pp, dark blue cloth gilt on spine, decorated on front board. There is some of rubbing of the front edge of the front board, and shelfwear to base of boards, and light bumping of the corners and the head and foot of spine. The first five leaves (up to page VI) have a stain extending from the bottom right corner upwards for 3", and approximately half an inch onto the page. The two page map at page 270 also appears stained (faintly). The rear endpaper has been replaced. (By the seller's bookbinder). Contents includes portraits, maps and facsimiles, an appendix of Baudin's narrative of the meeting in Encounter Bay, and Peron's report on Port Jackson, and the names given by Flinders to Australian coastal features. Also included are a bibliography and index. Published 100 years after the death of Matthew Flinders, it was the first major work to be done on him. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Australiana; Maritime; Exploration; Inventory No: 0201806.
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