The Comic History Of New South Wales, From 1777 to 1877
The Comic History Of New South Wales, From 1777 to 1877
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The Comic History Of New South Wales, From 1777 to 1877

1878. Twelve of 13 soft-cover booklets in letterpress and lineblock, No. 4 with lithographic frontispiece, 22 x 13.5cm (approx. each). Loose cover with missing portions to No.1, minor wear to some covers, foxing.

Text includes “from authentic sources and the personal reminiscences of an old colonist, with an appendix of choice anecdotes and letters from eminent personages…by Madame Charles Cook…Sydney: General Publishing Office, 160 Pitt Street…Hampson and Gibson, Printers, Queen’s Place, Sydney.”

This group of booklets, which consists of Nos.1 to 12 of Vol. 1 (No. 13 missing), was issued weekly. The booklets contain many references and illustrations which depict the fraught race relations in Australia’s early colonial period. Ref: Newcastle Morning Herald, 15.5.1878.

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Item #CL205-9

Price (AUD): $1,100.00  other currencies

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