Oceania [Dupont Only]
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London: J. D. Potter, 1852. First Edition. Octavo, vii, 198 pages; G; Darkened blue cloth spine, no lettering or graphics; Boards show moderate bumping to corners, light bumping and moderate wear to head/tail of spine, moderate+ shelfwear overall, significant age-toning to cloth on spine, and cloth on spine is fully separated from spine along full-length cut to joint on back cover; Textblock is moderate age-toning to edges, light+ age-toning throughout interiorly, and pages 67 - 72 are loose from spine for bottom two-thirds of spine, but still attached (with curling/light chipping to fore- and top-edges of those pages); Name of previous owner appears in pencil on front paste-down: "WS Hawes / Bark Mermaid / Westport"; NOTE: Shelved in Room A.
New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1841. First Edition. Octavo, 360 pages; G; Brown cloth spine with prominent gilt-embossed graphics and lettering; Boards show substantial wear along joints of spine (boards exposed), moderate+ bumping and wear to corners, moderate bumping to head/tail of spine, moderate wear to edges, and light shelfwear overall; Textblock has moderate age-toning to edges, and moderate+ foxing throughout interiorly; Illustrated (12 b/w plates); NOTE: Shelved in Room A.
Adelaide [S. Aust.]: R. E. E. Rogers, Government Printer, 1922-1928. First Edition. Octavo, , 113, , , 117, , , 116, , , 118, , , 119, , , 121, , 122, ; G; bound in half gray/green buckram, cardboard boards, black titling to spine; with most of the original wraps, lacking only the front wrap for 1928.; containing the years 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, and 1928.; ex-library, with all usual markings, including stamps, bookplate, and perforated stamps; Library of the United States Department of Agriculture.; 10 x 7 x 4.5 cm, gatherings in eight, so bibliographically an octavo, although practically it's a 32mo.; scarce; shelved case 9.
London: John Murray, 1847. First British Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xiii, 321 pages; VG; bound in contemporary half-burgundy calf, marbled boards, rebacked with modern burgundy cloth, gilt titling to spine; mild wear and rubbing to boards; lacking terminal ads. BAL 13655: State C of page 209, no priority; frontispiece map.; WD consignment; shelved case 2.