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    William H. G. Kingston. The Emigrant's Home; or How to Settle. A Story of Australian Life For All Classes at Home and in the Colonies. London: Groombridge & Sons, 1856. First edition. Twelvemo. ix, [3], 238, [2] publisher's catalog pages. Recent binding done in an attractive contemporary style with marbled papers over boards and cloth backstrip. Replaced endpapers and pastedowns. Some child's scribbling in pencil on the fly-leaf and title page. Uniform toning to pages with additional light scattered foxing, else a very good copy of this scarce early work on Australia.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2012
    12th Thursday
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