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1 LUBBOCK, Adelaide STANLEY, Owen) Owen Stanley R.N.: 1811-1850: Captain of the Rattlesnake. 1st in dj, Signed
Heinemann, London, 1967, 
LUBBOCK, Adelaide. Owen Stanley R.N.: 1811-1850: Captain of the 'Rattlesnake'. Melbourne: Heinemann, (1967). Pp 298. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth. A biography of this important but obscure figure in Australasian history. Stanley's career took him form the Arctic to the antipodes: he was with HMS Terror on the 1836-37 Arctic expedition, and spent the last years of his lifesurveying the Torres Strait, a cruise that also counted the naturalist T.H . Huxley among its crew. Lubbock's book is delightfully illustrated, with many charming watercolour sketches by Stanley himself. Owner's inscription, else vg in dj. Signed copy. 75.00

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