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THE PRESENT STATE OF AUSTRALASIA,
- including New South Wales, Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria and New Zealand, with practical hints on emigration; also remarks on prison discipline, with suggestions for obviating the difficulties attending the transportation of convicts; to which are added the land regulations, and description of the aborigines and their habits. Pp. xiv+392, frontispiece, full page map, appendix; olive green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, boards decorated in blind, edges and spine faded to brown, with remains of small shelf label or sticker near foot of spine, edges of boards a trifle worn, joints split at head; uncut; hinges starting, a little light foxing; G. Willis, London, 1851. First edition, variant title page. F.12468a. *Henry Melville (1799-1873) arrived in Hobart Town in late 1827 or early 1828. In March 1830 he bought the \i Colonial Times and later that year he printed and published Henry Savery's\i Quintus Servinton , the first Australian novel published in Australia. From 1833 to August 1834 he published the \i Hobart Town Magazine . [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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