# 39140

CLUTTERBUCK, James Bennett

Port Phillip in 1849

$1,000.00 AUD

London : John W. Parker, 1850. Duodecimo, original gilt-lettered green cloth (slightly worn), gilt stamp of the General Assembly Library of New Zealand on front board and spine, their label and Withdrawn stamp on front pastedown and stamp on half-title, folding frontispiece map of the colony with hand coloured outline, stamp to title page of Walter Mantell, noted 19th-century New Zealand naturalist, politician and collector, pp. [vi]; 166; 6 (advertisements), a very good copy.

First and only edition of this account of the early settlement of Port Phillip. Clutterbuck was a trained doctor who arrived in 1840 and spent nearly ten years in the colony. This account was aimed at emigrants to the district and was used by many arrivals for the gold rush a few years later.

Billot, 725; Ferguson, 5326; Ford, 530.