Journal of Explorations in Central Australia, by The Central Australian Exploration Syndicate ... 1898 to 1900
Adelaide, Friends of the State Library of South Australia, 2005/ 1905.
Octavo, approximately xl, 230 pages plus a few plates (new to this edition) and 2 extremely large folding colour maps (presented as 5 maps in this edition).
Blind-stamped cloth with the matching map case; a fine set.
The original and only other edition was South Australian Parliamentary Paper Number 27 of 1905, limited to 730 copies (McLaren 7723). This new reset edition is one of the FSLSA's Australian Parliamentary Editions series, limited to only 300 copies, with the first 99 copies numbered and bound in quarter leather (and now out of print). The lengthy introduction by Valmai Hankel 'reveals for the first time details of his busy and adventurous life, and includes the first photographs of him to be published'.