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NAPIER, FRANCIS.
Notes of a Voyage from New South Wales to the North Coast Of Australia, from the Journal of the late Francis Napier
[Glasgow; Privately Printed; 1876]. First Edition; Cr. 8vo; pp. [ii], 96; portrait frontispiece (Mounted photograph), 4 folding maps, 1 page map, 8 plates, 2 text illustrations, original blue cloth, title lettered in gilt on spine, gilt decoration on front board, very good copy. Scarce. Ferguson 13058. "In 1867 the South Australian Government sent an expedition under Captain Cadell to the north coast of their territory to discover desirable localities for settlements. The author of these notes joined it. On the 23rd December, 1875, while preparing a short account of his voyage for the Philosophical Society of Glasgow, he died. This and his journal form the basis of this account and were submitted by members of his family after his death." [Attributes: First Edition]
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