Early Tasmania The Walker Memorial Volume Papers Read Before The Royal Society of Tasmania During the Years 1888 to 1899


1950. First Edition, Third Impression. No inscriptions. Very Good. Excellent folding maps all in very good condition. Red boards bright with gilt titles with little scattered foxing internally. Fading / spotting to spine. Frontis of the author. Chapters include The French in Van Diemen's Land; The English at the Derwent; The Founding of Hobart; The Discovery of Van Diemen's Land in 1642; Abel Janszoon Tasman: His life & Voyages; The Tasmanian Aborigines, The Cartography of Terra Australis & New Holland and more. Also includes 'Some Notes on the Tribal Divisions of the Aborigines of Tasmania'. 294 pp. 

Author: Walker, James Backhouse
Published: 1950 H.H. Pimblett, Government Printer Tasmania
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good

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