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Journal of a Voyage to Australia By the Cape of Good Hope, Six Months in Melbourne, and Return to England By Cape Horn: Including Scenes and Sayings on Sea and Land

by Sinclair Thomson Duncan

Condition: Good


United Kingdom: James Gemmell, George IV Bridge. Good. 1884. Hardcover. A good 1884 "New and Enlarged" edition in soiled/aged red cloth covered boards with bright rubbed gilt decoration and titles and a small cup ring on the front board, the corners are quite bumped and rubbed, the tanned spine with dulled gilt letters is quite bumped/rubbed to the ends, internally strong intact hinges, no writing or stamps, unmarked pages soiled to the text-block edges. Both the original frontispiece and folding map are clean and bright. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; 60x40 .
  • Bookseller: The Old Bookshelf GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 49855
  • Title: Journal of a Voyage to Australia By the Cape of Good Hope, Six Months in Melbourne, and Return to England By Cape Horn: Including Scenes and Sayings on Sea and Land
  • Author: Sinclair Thomson Duncan
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: James Gemmell, George IV Bridge
  • Place: United Kingdom
  • Date published: 1884
  • Keywords: Sea Voyage, Voyage to Australia
  • Bookseller catalogs: Maritime;


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