SMYTH, R. (Robert) Brough, 1830-1889
The Aborigines of Victoria : with notes relating to the habits of the natives of other parts of Australia and Tasmania compiled from various sources for the Government of Victoria.
Melbourne : J. Ferres, Govt. Printer ; and London : George Robertson, Trübner and Co., 1878. First edition. Two volumes, large octavo, original blind blocked blue pebbled cloth over boards (a little sunned), upper boards with gilt device, spines with gilt lettering and device; Vol. 1. lxxii, 483 pp,  leaves of plates,  map on folded sheet at rear; Vol. 2. vi, 456 pp,  leaves of plates,  map on folded sheet at rear; text illustrations throughout; both volumes internally bright and clean, a tiny bit of spotting to the edges, binding firm, corners a little bumped; occasional spots of foxing, a fine set of Brough Smyth’s monumental work.