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Author Name    Blainey, Geoffrey [Edited by]

Title   OCEANA: The Tempestuous Journey of J.A. Froude, 1884 & 1885

Binding   Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition   Good

Type   Ex-Library

Edition   Abridged Edition

Size   8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Publisher   North Ryde, N.S.W., Australia Methuen Haynes 1985

ISBN Number    0454007310 / 9780454007312

Seller ID   004298

xix, + 211pp. EX-LIBRIS. B/white rescreened engraving [frontis, and intext] illustrations. Book clean. Spine firm, but mildly cocked. Every expected [ex] library identifier is present. Boards lightly bumped. Illustrated, clear plastic covered dustjacket slightly edgeworn, library sticker on spine, and clear tape adhering all to pastedowns. Edited and abridged by Australian historian Geoffrey Blainey, this travel description was originally published as 'Oceana: Or England and her Colonies', Author, 1886. At the time of publication it was both vaunted and strongly criticised [it did contain errors of fact...] However it remains a fascinating insight into 19th century Australia and New Zealand . . . Book weight approx. 540g.

Voyages, Travel, Adventure, 19th Century Travel, Ex-Libris, Froude, James Anthony, 1818-1894

Price = 12.22 AUD



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