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Three expeditions into the interior of eastern Australia : with descriptions of the recently explored region of Australia Felix, and of the present colony of New South Wales / by T.L. Mitchell
Bib ID 770854
Format BookBook
Author
Mitchell, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1855
 
Description London : T. & W. Boone, 1838 
2 volumes : illustrations (some colour), maps, portraits ; 23 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK1512.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK3043.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK3072.

Notes

A variant exists without the lithographer's imprint on the title page.

Folded colour map in rear of vol. 1 titled "Map of the South Eastern Portion of Australia Shewing the routes of the three Expeditions and the surveyed territory.". Shows limits of the colony included in Maj.r Mitchell's three sheet map, and track of the exploring parties. "Published by T. & W. Boone, 29 New Bond Street, 1838" bottom centre; "B.R. Davies sculp.t 16 George Str. Euston Squ." bottom right.

National Library of Australia's GMM copy fully bound in green cloth with booksellers description pasted into volume 1; both volumes bear the ex-libris bookplate of Gregory M. Mathews.

National Library of Australia's NK1512 copy fully bound in green cloth with booksellers description pasted into volume 1; T.W. Boone prospectus for 'Voyage pittoresque et archeologique dans la Province d'Yucatan ...' and general catalogue bound to rear of volume 2; both volumes bear the bookplate of Rex de C. Nan Kivell (no. 1838/17).

National Library of Australia's NK3043 copy half bound in green leather with marbled endpapers and edges; both volumes bear the book label of Thomas Hughes and bookplate of Rex de C. Nan Kivell (no. 1838/46).

National Library of Australia's NK3072 copy; T.W. Boone prospectus for 'Voyage pittoresque et archeologique dans la Province d'Yucatan ...' and general catalogue bound to rear of volume 2; both volumes bear the bookplate of Rex de C. Nan Kivell (no. 1838/47).

National Library of Australia's FRM F2553 (NL) copy rebound in quarter green leather with contemporary marble boards; inscribed in pencil, 'Miss Samuel' and 'F.A.A. Wilson'.

National Library of Australia's FRM F2553 (NL) copy fully bound in green cloth; stamped 'Australia House London WC2 Australian Reference Library'; armorial bookplate of S.R. Fergusson ('Arte et Marte') pasted in front cover of volume 2.

National Library of Australia's FRM F2553 (NL) copy half bound in calf and cloth with gilt top edge and marbled endpapers; bears John Bumpus (Oxford Street) bookseller's stamp; presented to the Library by Mrs A. Bankes-Price of The Briars, Cross-in-Hand, E. Sussex on 5/7/48.

National Library of Australia's SR copy half bound in blue; well worn and stamped "Railway Institute, Sydney' with the Library rules for the return of books pasted inside the front covers.

National Library of Australia's FRM F2554 copy (NL, 52195-6) yellowing.

Some of the National Library of Australia's copies having the missing imprint of the lithographer.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK1512, NK3043, NK3072.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 2553

Subjects Natural history -- New South Wales.  |  New South Wales -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Victoria -- Discovery and exploration.
Other authors/contributors Fergusson, S.R. former owner  |  Bankes-Price, A. former owner
Also Titled

Mitchell's Australia

Mitchell's expedition into Australia


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