Australia Felix, or A Historical and descriptive account of the settlement of Port Phillip, New South Wales : including full particulars of the manners and customs of the Aboriginal natives ... / by William Westgarth.

Title

Australia Felix, or A Historical and descriptive account of the settlement of Port Phillip, New South Wales : including full particulars of the manners and customs of the Aboriginal natives ... / by William Westgarth.

Creator

Westgarth, William, 1815-1889.

Publisher

Edinburgh : Oliver & Boyd

Date

1848

Extent

xliv, 440 pages, [1] pages of plates : illustrations, [1] folded colour map

Spatial Coverage

21 cm.

Type

text

Language

English

Description

Bound in contemporary cloth with blind stamped decoration on cover and gold tooling on spine

Provenance

Ex libris: Patrick Bonaventure Geoghegan

Subject

Victoria -- Description and travel.
Victoria -- History -- 1834-1851.

Identifier

919.45 W528 AFOA

Temporal Coverage

19th century

Coverage

Scotland

Rights

Copyright expired

Access Rights

Bibliographic Citation

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 4954

Annotation

Inscription in ink on first leaf: "To the Reverend P.B. Geoghegan with the author's respects".

Binding materials & treatment

Blind tooled bindings (Binding)
Gold tooled binding (Binding)

Paper types

Machine-made papers (Paper)
Wove papers (Paper)

Provenance evidence

Donors' copies (Provenance)
Supposed association copies (Provenance)
Authors' presentation inscriptions (Provenance)

Other library holdings

Citation

Westgarth, William, 1815-1889., “Australia Felix, or A Historical and descriptive account of the settlement of Port Phillip, New South Wales : including full particulars of the manners and customs of the Aboriginal natives ... / by William Westgarth.,” Archbishop Goold Special Collection, accessed April 11, 2021, https://gooldlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/176.