# 12520

BRASSEY, Anna Brassey Baroness, 1839-1887

A voyage in the ‘Sunbeam’. By Lady Brassey. Popular edition. Price Sixpence.

$125.00 AUD

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London : Longmans, Green, & Co., [1881]. Folio, contemporary black cloth boards (rubbed) lettered in gilt, front hinge cracked, 64 pp, lithographed illustrations throughout; scattered light foxing, but a good copy.

Scarce edition of Lady Brassey’s famous account of her round-the-world voyage (including stops in Hawaii and Tahiti) with her husband Sir Thomas Brassey in their luxury yacht. Sir Thomas Brassey later served as Governor of Victoria.

Three copies of this edition are recorded in Australian collections (State Libraryof New South Wales; State Library of Tasmania; University of New England Library).