Rare first edition (1867, with misleading title page date of 1865) of a book that has been described as the most accurate account of early Australian history.
This copy is in very good condition throughout ex the Melbourne Atheneum (with institute stamps) and includes all 5 lithograph plates by Degotardi.
Professional half-leather contemporary binding with some scratches and (ineffectual) bumps.
With the ownership signature of E.E. Pescott.