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NORTHMOST AUSTRALIA.
- Three centuries of exploration, discovery, and adventure in and around the Cape York Peninsula, Queensland. With a study of the narratives of all explorers by sea and land in the light of modern charting, many original or hitherto unpublished documents. In two volumes. Pp. xvi+366+xiv+367-768, 29 plates (including frontispiece with tissue guard), 17 folding maps in pockets at end (9 in first volume and 8 in second), indices; roy. 8vo; gilt lettered dark green cloth, a trifle rubbed, corners bruised Volume I; free endpapers lightly offset, small tear to bottom edge of half-title page Volume II, scattered foxing; George Robertson & Co. & Simpkin Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Melbourne & London, 1921-2. Mixed set: Volume I first Australian edition (1922), Volume II first U.K. edition (1921). *Geologist and explorer Robert Logan Jack was born in Scotland in 1845. He was Queensland Government Geologist from 1877 to 1899, and conducted several mineralogical surveys, many through unexplored country. \i Northmost Australia contains detailed accounts of all the explorations of north Queensland, including his own. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Kay Craddock - Antiquarian Bookseller]
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