GREY, George (1812-1898)
Journals of Two Expeditions of Discovery in North-West and Western Australia During the Years 1837, 38 and 39... London: T. and W. Boone, 1841.
2 volumes, 8vo (225 x 137 mm). 22 lithographed plates, 6 colored. (Some marginal tears not affecting text.) Contemporary half calf, marbled boards, top edges gilt, spine gilt-lettered (chipping to head of spines, rubbed). FIRST EDITION. “[Grey’s] expeditions were the first to examine the previously ignored north-west interior of the continent, and he discovered much useful territory...." (Wantrup). Wantrup 131.