[Elder Scientific Exploration Expedition] LINDSAY, David
Journal of the Elder Scientific Exploring Expedition, 1891-2. Under command of D. Lindsay. Equipped solely at the cost of Sir Thomas Elder GCMG for the purpose of completing the exploration of Australia ... [Together with the accompanying volumes] ... Photographs [and the] ... Confidential Report
North Adelaide, Corkwood Press, 1999 (facsimile edition)/ 1893, 2002 (first thus) and 2003 (first edition).
Octavo, 207 pages plus 2 huge maps (each 770 x 1450 mm) in a separate case (the 'Journal'); oblong quarto, [xii] pages plus 107 plates, printed rectos only (the 'Photographs') and octavo, [vi], 133 pages (the 'Confidential Report').
Full leather (the 'Journal', its map case, and the 'Photographs') and cloth (the 'Confidential Report'); a fine set.
The deluxe issue of this fine facsimile edition; each volume is one of 50 copies (from a total edition of 400) bound in full leather (with the exception of the Confidential Report, which was issued only in cloth). Each of the three parts were published at different times; these volumes therefore do not carry the same edition number; the journal is number 36, the confidential report is number 39 and the photograph album is number 20.