Hardcover, 8vo., brown cloth blind-stamped boards, book has been rebacked retaining the original spine but adding new endpapers, spine is faded, some foxing, 514pp. This is a scarce title of the first edition which was immediately withdrawn from sale and a second edition printed with additions. (Ferguson 16988). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Reminiscences of Thirty Years' Residence in ...
Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Son & Co., 1863. First Edition.
Book Description Sampson Low & Co, London, 1863. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. First Edition. 8vo. pp. xiv, 514. Half calf over marbled boards, title-label & raised bands on spine Boards worn extremities rubbed. Binding firm and square, prelims. foxed. A literary memoir starting in the 1820's by a judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales giving assessments on personalities, society and life in the early days of the Colony including Melbourne in 1845 and 1856. The Aboriginal section includes accounts of trials and the advantages gained from porpoises driving fish in close to shore where they could be harvested. Account of natives from Mrs. Macarthur. Bookseller Inventory # 5595
Book Description Sampson, Low, Son and Co., 1863. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. 8vo. 514 pp; Ex-library with usual marks. Spine is faded and edge worn, scuffing and edge wear on boards. Inner hinges are cracked, binding is slightly cocked and has a few weak spots but pages are all secure. Light foxing. Bookseller Inventory # 91965
Book Description London, Sampson Low, 1863, second edition:, 1863. ppxiv, 522, large folding map in pocket at rear; roy. 8vo, bound in full leather gilt, spines raised in compartments, gilt lettering and decorations. Owner name on original free fly bound in. Bookseller Inventory # 258772
Book Description London: Sampson Low, Son, And Co. 1863., 1863. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 8vo. pp. xiv, 514, 8(ads). original blind-stamped cloth, rebacked with faded spine mounted). Buesst copy with bookplate. First Edition. The author, a judge, comments on Sydney Harbour, Sydney in 1829, colonial society, remarkable convicts, circuit duty, religious equality and education, crime, the criminal court, female convicts, Sir Geo. Gipps's administration, the squatting interest, affairs of New Zealand and Tahiti, the courts of justice, the judges of the colony, the bench and bar, the discovery of gold, colonial products, emigration, University of Sydney, transportation, &c. Ferguson 16988. Bookseller Inventory # PERmiTHE84