# 40130

YOUNG, I. S. Hunter

Victorian geographical and biographical charades. Intended as a pastime for winter evenings, combining amusement with instruction.

$250.00 AUD

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Melbourne : Stillwell and Knight, Collins Street East, 1870. First and only edition. Large octavo (215 x 170 mm), publisher’s blind-blocked ultramarine cloth, upper board and spine lettered in gilt (a few light marks, but nice and bright); edges stained red; original brown endpapers, pp. xi, [1 blank], 100; front hinge cracked (but the binding holding firm), occasional spotting; a very good copy.

A charming children’s book published in Melbourne, devoted primarily to expanding young readers’ (and game players’) knowledge of local and Australian geography and history.

Ferguson, 18990; Muir, 8234.