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Australian Almanack, for the Year of Our Lord 1832;

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being bissextile, or leap year; and the second of the reign of His Most Gracious Majesty William The Fourth. Published under the sanction and patronage of His Excellency Major-General Richard Bourke. Sydney : edited, printed and published by Ralph Mansfield for the executors of R. Howe, 1832. Octavo, early marbled boards, rebacked in morocco, modern endpapers, lettered in gilt, pp. xxii; (ii), 270, two folding plates of signals, occasional scattered foxing and toning, a very good copy housed in a folding clamshell box.

A rare early Sydney printing with much practical detail about life in the colony. Includes colonial poetry written in Sydney Cove, articles on agriculture by James Atkinson, regulations on the sale of land, the assignment of convict servants, methods of curing meat, and the Subscription Library in Sydney.

Ferguson, 1506.