Author:BOOTH, Captain Charles O'Hara

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The Journal of Charles O'Hara Booth, Commandant of the Port Arthur Penal Settlement.

By: BOOTH, Captain Charles O'Hara.

Price: $285.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: 1981

Seller ID: 36099


First edition, special binding. 298pp, frontis & 2 colour & 11 b&w illustrations, map. This copy has been bound in full red leather, with spine labels and raised bands, gilt decorations, and housed in a cloth-covered slipcase. All in fine condition. ***Not a publisher's binding - executed by the Dove Bindery of Melbourne, possibly for the Tasmanian bibliophile Peter Benson Walker. The edition was 1000 copies: the number bound thus is not known, possibly ten or so. A matching binding was made for a similar number of copies of the same publisher's Diary of the Reverend Robert Knopwood (1977). View more info

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The Journal of Charles O'Hara Booth, Commandant of the Port Arthur Penal Settlement.

By: BOOTH, Captain Charles O'Hara. (edited by Dora Heard).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: 1981

Seller ID: 4433


1000 copies. 298pp, frontis & 2 illustrations in colour, 11 b&w illustrations, map. Brown cloth with dustwrapper (spine a trifle faded). A very good clean copy. Owner's small name label on front paste-down endpaper. View more info