NEW HOLLAND JOURNAL:. Baron Charles von Hugel.


November 1833-October 1834. Translated and edited by Dymphna Clark. Botanical index by Roger Hnatiuk. Pp. xxii+540(last blank), 20 coloured plates, black & white frontispiece portrait, text illustrations and maps, bibliography, indices; med. 8vo; dust wrapper, faint damp stain at head of backstrip; Melbourne University Press/Miegunyah Press, Melbourne, 1994. First edition. *Inscribed and signed by the editor on the half-title page. Baron Charles von Hugel was an Austrian diplomat, army offer and courtier celebrated across Europe, during the mid-nineteenth century, for his magnificent gardens and his cultivation of exotic plants. This is his journal of his travels in Australia, observing the flora and collecting seeds for his gardens. Item #125577

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