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Author: FLINDERS, MATTHEW. (Edited and with an introduction by Anthony J. Brown and Gillian Dooley).

Title: Matthew Flinders Private Journal. From 17 December 1803 at Isle of France to 10 July 1814 at London.

Subtitle: Foreword by Witgar Hitchcock, Preface by Paul Brunton.

Description: First Deluxe Edition; Super Royal 8vo; pp. xxxiv, 566; decorated endpapers, coloured frontispiece portrait of Flinders, 12 full page coloured plates, 26 b/w. text illustrations including folding plan of London, chart in pocket at rear of book, glossary, notes, index, original quarter leather binding, raised bands, title lettered in gilt on spine, gilt decoration on spine and boards, blind stamped decoration of sextant on front board, silk page marker, fine copy.

Comment: Limited edition of 150 numbered copies bound in quarter leather. This Deluxe edition was sold out long before publication and has become a scarce collectors item. Publisher: Adelaide; The Friends of the State Library of South Australia; 2005.

Publisher: Adelaide; The Friends of the State Library of South Australia; 2005.

Price: AUD$750

Book ID:105713

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