Cassell's Picturesque Australasia (Four Volumes)

By: Morris, Edward Ellis (Editor)

Price: $250.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's green cloth binding. Gilt lettering on cover and spine. Four volumes, complete. Volume 1 published in 1889. Volumes 2-4 published in 1890. Each volume measures 8" x 10 7/8." Volume 1: 310 pages, complete; eleven plates and black and white illustrations, complete. Volume 2: 309 pages, complete; eleven plates and black and white illustrations, complete. Volume 3: 309 pages, complete; eleven plates and black and white illustrations, complete. Volume 4: 308 pages, complete; eleven plates and black and white illustrations, complete. Minimal wear to the covers. Front hinge is slightly cracked on Volume 1 but the rest are intact for the remaining volumes. Pages are mostly clean and intact. There is slight foxing, but it is mostly limited to edges and end pages. These volumes provides an overview of the Commonwealth of Australia, including the main continent of Australia and its many islands such as Tasmania. Other islands and archipelagos of the Pacific such as Fiji, New Guinea, and New Zealand are also covered. The books gives information on geography, the indigenous people (such as the Maori), the history of Australia and other Pacific islands, local flora and fauna, and natural phenomena. Colored maps are included. Foreign postage billed at cost.

Title: Cassell's Picturesque Australasia (Four Volumes)

Author Name: Morris, Edward Ellis (Editor)

Categories: Travels and Voyages, Foreign Lands,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company, Limited: 1890

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 019135

Keywords: Australia. Commonwealth of Australia. Queensland. New South Wales. South Australia. Tasmania. Victoria. Northern Territory. Fiji. New Zealand. New Guinea. Flora and fauna. Geography. Encyclopedia. Maori. History. SG-3.,