The Resource Field sports &c. of the native inhabitants of New South Wales ; with ten plates by the Author

Field sports &c. of the native inhabitants of New South Wales ; with ten plates by the Author

Label
Field sports &c. of the native inhabitants of New South Wales ; with ten plates by the Author
Title
Field sports &c. of the native inhabitants of New South Wales ; with ten plates by the Author
Creator
Subject
Summary
Method of hunting possum, kangaroo, spearing of birds; method of climbing trees; fishing; law within a tribe
Action
  • Special requirements: wear gloves and support on book cushion.
  • Description: cover, leather spine, marbled covers -- pages, front 17pages have text and images, back 6 pages are blank, front 17 pages are cream wove paper of various thicknesses, two watermarks visable Whatman 1818 and 1810 -- media, 10 hand coloured prints, platemarks visible, letterpress text -- front and back pastedowns, fly leaves and back six pages are not original.
  • Condition: overall in stable condition -- cover, slight abrasion along fore-edge and bottom edges of boards, slight softening of bottom fore-edge corners -- pages, extensive ingrained surface dirt and staining around all edges, edges brittle, slight discolouration of paper from coloured plates, minor edge tears on pages 8, 9, 17
  • Treatment: cover, consolidation of bottom fore-edge corners with starch paste -- plates interleaved with tissue -- tears repaired with Japanese tissue and starch paste -- archival storage
  • Conservation details: treated 25 Feb 2003, Shelley Jamieson
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
ca. 1770-1863
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Clark, John Heaviside
Date time place
1813
Label
Field sports &c. of the native inhabitants of New South Wales ; with ten plates by the Author
Link
http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1423876/view
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Held in Rare Book cupboard
Control code
M0040702
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
[18] p., [10] leaves of plates
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
col. ill.
Stock number
2186
System control number
0047015
Label
Field sports &c. of the native inhabitants of New South Wales ; with ten plates by the Author
Link
http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1423876/view
Publication
Note
Held in Rare Book cupboard
Control code
M0040702
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
[18] p., [10] leaves of plates
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
col. ill.
Stock number
2186
System control number
0047015

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