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A BOY’S ADVENTURES IN THE WILDS OF AUSTRALIA;
Howitt, William.

A BOY’S ADVENTURES IN THE WILDS OF AUSTRALIA;

Or, Herbert’s Note-Book. Arthur Hall Virtue & Co. 1854.
1st Ed. Sm. 8vo. [viii] + 376pp. 12 plates. Some light browning, contemporary half calf with marbled boards, extremities rubbed, dec. gilt rule edged raised bands with gilt lettered title to spine. Howitt spent two years in Australia, returning in 1854. Visiting his brother Godfrey (who had settled in Melbourne), panning for gold, and exploring the bush for literary material. The result was little gold but five books.
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