MAROONED ON AUSTRALIA. Ernest Favenc.

MAROONED ON AUSTRALIA.

Being the narration by Diedrich Buys of his discoveries and exploits 'in Terra Australis Incognita' about the year 1630. With four full-page illustrations and a map. Pp. 224+16(publisher's catalogue, including 4 plates) frontispiece, plus 3 plates, full page map, appendix; cr. 8vo; olive green pictorial cloth, lettered in gilt, with author's name in black & white on upper board, the spine and upper board decorated in black & green, fore-corners of boards a trifle bruised; early inked gift inscription (1907?) on upper free endpaper, the free endpapers faintly offset, upper hinge starting, scattered foxing; Blackie and Son Limited, London, 1905. New edition. Muir 2444. *First published in 1896. A novel for children based on the story of the wreck of the Batavia. The illustrations are by Percy S. Spence. Ernest Favenc (1845-1908) was an explorer, journalist and historian who arrived in Sydney in 1864. Item #157241

Price: $60.00

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