The Horn Expedition [Facsimile]


By Baldwin Spencer [Ed]

Scarce facsimile copy of report of a landmark scientific exploration

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  • Fully titled: Report On The Work Of The Horn Scientific Expedition To Central Australia
  • Facsimile of 1896 original [Corkwood Press, Bundaberg, 1994]; Four volumes, blue cloth boards with gold titling on spine, some minor yellowing to preliminaries in all vols; a very good set
  • One of only 500 sets
    • Vol 1: Introduction, Narrative, Summary of Results, Supplement to Zoological Report, Map; 220pp, photos, drawings etc throughout, large fold-out map showing route at rear
    • Vol 2: Zoology; 431pp, 29 plates
    • Vol 3: Geology & Botany; 204pp, 2 fold-out diagrams
    • Vol 4: Anthropology; 200pp, 19 plates at rear
  • Noted expedition due to meeting of Spencer & Gillen