Secondhand. Good condition. General edgewear. Pages are sunned. Front and back cover are faded and have marks including a moisture stain. This has not affected the pages. Previous owner has signed inside front cover. A very readable copy with still good binding.
Penguin Colonial Facsimiles series edition of the original 1898 edition of David Carnegie's narrative of five years in Western Australia.
The Hon David Wynford Carnegie, born in 1871, was the youngest son of the Earl of Southesk. He arrived in Australia in 1892 and became a successful miner, engineer and explorer. In 1896-1897, Carnegie led an expedition from Lake Darlot to Halls Creek, covering over three thousand miles.