A Flower-Hunter in Queensland & New Zealand

Rowan, Mrs. [Ellis]

Published by Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1898
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Title: A Flower-Hunter in Queensland & New Zealand

Publisher: Angus and Robertson, Sydney

Publication Date: 1898

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good-

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.


Slight wear to cloth at tail of spine (a couple of 1/4" splits and a 1/8"chip). 1/4" loss of cloth at tail corner of rear board. Gutters split at endpapers. Owner's signature dated 1898 on front endpaper "Anna J. McLean". Owner's rubber stamp on front endpaper and a couple of other leaves. Ex-libris bookplate of Arthur Robert Hughes on front endpaper. 1/2" tear near stub of folding map. Foxing to tissue guard of frontispiece.; xiii, 272 pages + frontis + 16 plates (including 1 double page chromolithograph) + 1 in-text illustration + colour folding map. Illustrated green cloth boards. Deckle fore and lower page edges. "My love for the flora of Australia, at once so unique and so fascinating, together with my desire to complete my collection of floral paintings, has carried me into other colies, Queensland, and some of the remotest parts of the great continent of Australia. The excitement of seeking and the delight of finding rare or unknown specimens abundantly compensated me for all difficulties, fatigue, and hardships." - from the author's preface.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 5610

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