Lot 100: [Fry, Sarah Maria]. The Australian Babes in the Wood: A True Story Told in Rhyme for the Young, 1st edition, 1866, engraved frontispiece and illustrations to text, closed tear repair to margin of pp. 37/38, near-contemporary presentation inscription to front endpaper, upper inner hinges cracked and near broken, original blue cloth stamped in black and gilt, rubbed, 8vo. Uncommon. Based on the true story of the Duff children lost in the bush near Horsham, Victoria, in 1864 and found alive nine days later. (1)
Dominic Winter's Printed Books and Maps Auction October 2015
Wednesday, 14th October 2015
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