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Australie. Kulturni Obrazky Pro Mladez
KORENSKY, Josef
Book Number: 005554
V. Praze. A Storch Syn 1903 160pp, Striking colour illustrative artwork on front board depicting kangaroos and Ya(u)cca Shrubs. Decorative endpapers, line drawings and photographic plates. Red tinted page edge. Czechoslavakian. According to the National Library of Australia books catalogue: "A survey of Australian history and culture written by a visitor specifically for Czech children. Spans early Portuguese and Dutch voyaging history, the work of Banks and Solander, convict history and inland exploration including Sturt, the crossing of the Blue Mountains, Mitchell, the Elder Scientific Expedition and a detailed account of Leichhardt's expedition. The author records a history of Czech settlement in Australia and traces some Czech immigration to Australia from the United States during the Gold Rush." Rare book. Neat, clean bright copy wth nice tight binding. Notes For children. Bound 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: $435.00 (AUD)
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