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The History of the Rise and Progress of the New British Province of South Australia; including particulars descriptive of its soil, climate, natural productions, &c. and proofs of its superiority to all other British colonies. Embracing also a full account of the South Australian Company, with hints to various classes of emigrants, and numerous letters from settlers concerning wages, provisions, their satisfaction with the colony, &c
London, Smith, Elder, 1839 [second edition]/ 1839. Octavo, viii, 224, [2], [9] (advertisements) pages plus 4 lithographs, 2 folding maps and a folding table. Original gilt- and blind-stamped light brown cloth slightly rubbed and bumped at the extremities; spine a little sunned; minimal foxing to the plates; a most attractive copy. Apart from dropping the original title ('on the ground [sic] of vagueness and liability to misconstruction') and outing himself as author, only the title page and two-page preface distinguish the first and second edition texts.
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