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An historical account of the colony of New South Wales and its dependent settlements : in illustration of twelve views / engraved by W. Preston from drawings taken on the spot by Captain Wallis. To which is subjoined An accurate map of Port Macquarie and the newly discovered River Hastings / by J. Oxley
Bib ID 87179
Format BookBook
Author
Wallis, James, 1785?-1858
 
Description London : Printed for R. Ackermann by J. Moyes, 1821 
42 pages, [19] leaves of plates : illustrations, map ; 51 cm. (fol.) 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK3717

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK3997

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK5644

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK63.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK730

Notes

Library's N F842, Ferguson copy quarter bound in plain boards and brown cloth spire with original printed paper label pasted onto front cover.

Library's N F842, SR copy half bound in green marbled boards; inscribed in ink in a contemporary hand on the first free page: "This book was purchased by me, December 5th 1895 and has great interest, on account of its subject matter, and antiquity. William A. Sheet, 43 Park Avenue, New York".

Library's N F842, Petherick copy is quarter bound in plain boards with red pebbled spine.

Library's N F842, Parliament copy is half bound in maroon boards with black spine; untrimmed; stamped 'Parliament of the Commonwealth Library', 'Commonwealth of Australia, Library of the Parliament 13 OCT 1906' and 13567; inscribed on the title page in ink: "John Johnson Winser, Dec 25th 1841. Presented to him by Mrs A. Harvey."

Library's NK5644 copy is in two volumes, half bound in mustard leather and cloth, consisting each of text and plates only; the volume of text is inscribed in ink on the title page: "James Wallis to Alicia Wallis, June 15th 1821".

Library's NK3717 copy half bound in brown leather and cloth with five raised bands; bears the bookplate of Rex de C. Nan Kivell (no. 1820/12); comprises plates only

Library's NK3997 copy half bound in blue leather and cloth with marbled endpapers; bears the bookplate of Rex de C. Nan Kivell (no. 1821/13); comprises plates only and lacks 1 leaf of plate.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK63, NK730, NK3717, NK3997, NK5644 (2 items)

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 842

Subjects New South Wales -- History -- 1788-1851.  |  Sydney Region (N.S.W.) -- Description and travel -- 1788-1851.
Other authors/contributors Oxley, John, 1783-1828  |  Preston, W. (Walter)  |  Sheet, William A., former owner  |  Wallis, Alicia, former owner  |  Winser, John Johnson, 1829-1892, former owner

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