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Journal of an expedition into the interior of tropical Australia, in search of a route from Sydney to the Gulf of Carpentaria.

MITCHELL, T. L By Lt. Col. Sir T. L. Mitchell, Kt. D.C.L., Surveyor-General of New South Wales. London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1848 Contemporary half calf, 8vo. xiv,[2],437pp. 12 tinted lithographs, text-illustrations, 7 maps with outline colouring, appendix. In the Appendix there is a list of the Plants collected. The botanical matter and notes contained in the volume were supplied by G. Bentham, Sir W. Hooker, J. Lindley, and W. H. de Vriese. "Lieutenant Colonel Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell (1792 - 1855), surveyor and explorer of south-eastern Australia, was born at Grangemouth in Stirlingshire, Scotland. In 1827 he took up an appointment as Assistant Surveyor General of New South Wales. The following year he became Surveyor General and remained in this position until his death. Mitchell was knighted in 1839 for his contribution to the surveying of Australia." - Wikipedia. Pages 235 to 238 and pages 357 to 360 including plates 6 and 7 stained in the upper margin, possibly by black ink, frontispiece bond in at page 58, slight rubbing to covers, a very nice copy of the first edition in a contemporary or near contemporary dark blue calf with marbled boards, edges and endpapers. We have been selling antiquarian books on Africa, Oceania, archaeology, anthropology, travel and the ancient world for over thirty years. All our books are carefully catalogued and they are in excellent condition unless stated in the description. All shipments are fully insured at our expense. All books are carefully packaged in new packaging material and despatched by registered or recorded mail, or by a courier service; the customer is always able to track their shipment. All sales are accompanied by a VAT invoice. Photographs may be supplied if requested.[L]
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Three expeditions into the interior of Eastern Australia; with descriptions of the recently explored region of Australia Felix,

MITCHELL, T. L and of the present colony of New South Wales: by Major T. L. Mitchell, F.G.S. & M.R.G.S. Surveyor General. Second edition, carefully revised. In two volumes. London: T. & W. Boone, MDCCCXXXIX [1839] Later buckram, 8vo. (1). [2],xxi,[3],347pp. frontispiece and 20 plates (2 hand-coloured including the frontispiece). (2). ix,[3],415pp. frontispiece and 28 plates (of 29) including 3 folding and 4 with hand-colouring, appendices. With engraved frontispieces with vignettes and numerous illustrations throughout the text; lacking the folding map from volume I and the plate 23 of the Cockatoo from volume II. With the eight pages of press opinions bound in at the beginning of volume I and 16 pages of advertisements at the end of volume II. Encased in a brown buckram with the spine lettered and ruled in gilt, a good clean copy with no stamps and just a little foxing to the plates. We have been selling antiquarian books on Africa, Oceania, archaeology, anthropology, travel and the ancient world for over thirty years. All our books are carefully catalogued and they are in excellent condition unless stated in the description. All shipments are fully insured at our expense. All books are carefully packaged in new packaging material and despatched by registered or recorded mail, or by a courier service; the customer is always able to track their shipment. All sales are accompanied by a VAT invoice. Photographs may be supplied if