# 14062

GILL, Thomas (1849-1923)

Colonel William Light : Founder of Adelaide, sailor, soldier, artist, and the first surveyor-general of South Australia. (Deluxe edition)

$750.00 AUD

Adelaide : R. E. E. Rogers for the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, South Australian Branch, 1911. Octavo, gilt-illustrated vellum over bevelled boards, top edge gilt, other edges uncut and unopened, marbled endpapers, pp [vi], 108, [4], 85, photographic plates, folding maps, facsimile documents; includes the Supplement, a reprint of Light’s 1839 ‘Brief Journal’; a fine copy (clearly never read) of the deluxe edition, limited to 200 copies signed by the author; loosely enclosed is the programme for the Light Centenary, October 5th, 1939.