# 41521

MARCET, Edouard

Australie. Un voyage a travers le bush.

$850.00 AUD

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Dessins de Mm. G. Liquier et D. d’apres les indications de l’auteur. Geneve : Jules-Guillaume Fick, 1868. Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth (spine glued down), all edges gilt, pp. 268, the text set in ornamental borders with decorated initials, illustrated with 20 original photographs after drawings by the author. Printed in an edition of 200 copies.

Rare photo-illustrated book by Swiss emigrant settler Marcet being a fictional work set in Queensland. The work describes the harsh conditions and difficulties of bush life with a focus on the tension between while settlers and the local Aboriginal population.

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