THE LETTERS OF F. W. LUDWIG LEICHHARDT. Ludwig Leichhardt.

THE LETTERS OF F. W. LUDWIG LEICHHARDT.

Collected and newly translated by M. Aurousseau. In three volumes. Pp. xvi+424(last blank)+vi+425-820(last blank)+vi+1176(last blank), frontispiece portrait, plus 11 maps (one folding, several full page), appendices, index; demy 8vo; blue cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, fore-corners of boards bruised (some heavily), the spines a trifle faded; price-clipped dust wrappers, edges and backstrips faded, with a few small chips and splits; several leaves creased at corners, occasional slight foxing; Cambridge University Press for The Hakluyt Society, Cambridge, 1968. Hakluyt Second Series, Nos. CXXXIII-CXXXV. *'Ludwig Leichhardt is chiefly known as the most important of the scientific explorers of Australia. His lively but detailed letters provide a narrative of his life from his student years in the mid 1830s until 1848, when he disappeared in the Australian interior' [wrapper blurb]. Item #156534

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