Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First US Edition
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988.
An attractive first American edition in about Fine condition with lightly bumped corners in alike dustjacket.
In The Road to Botany Bay, Paul Carter takes readers on a journey across Australia's landscape and history, from the Great Dividing Range to the Australian outback. Beginning with a history of the region and its people, Carter takes readers on a journey from the Torres Strait Islands to the Snowy Mountains, describing the plants, animals, and geological features that can be found along the way. Along the way, Carter provides a wealth of information on the Aboriginal people who have inhabited the Australian landscape for tens of thousands of years. The Road to Botany Bay is an enlightening and entertaining exploration of one of Australia's most unique and rich regions.; B & W Illustrations and Photographs; 384 pages.