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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.

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Melbourne : J. Ferres, Govt. Printer ; and London : George Robertson, Trübner and Co., 1878. First edition. Two volumes, large octavo, blind blocked blue pebbled cloth over boards (rebacked, preserving original spines, rubbed), upper boards with gilt device, spines with gilt lettering and device, endpapers replaced; Vol. 1. lxxii, 483 pp, [2] leaves of plates (including a folding plate of a drawing on bark), text illustrations, [1] map on folded sheet at rear; Vol. 2. vi, 456 pp, [6] leaves of plates (including a reproduction of a drawing by Tommy Barnes), [1] map on folded sheet at rear; text illustrations throughout; foxing, a good, solid and complete working set of Brough Smyth’s monumental work.

Ferguson, 15882.