[Clark, John Heaviside]. ABORIGINAL LIFE IN OLD AUSTRALIA, being an enhanced Facsimile of Field Sports, &c. &c. of the Native Inhabitants of New South Wales; With Ten Plates. First published in 1814, and now faithfully reprinted by Edition Renard, Melbourne, 2003. 4to, Limited Facsimile Edition; pp. [60], including 10 fine coloured plates from the original hand-coloured aquatints, and 2 illustrations of the extremely rare original wrapper; finely bound in half emu and kangaroo leathers, with printed cloth sides; coloured and glazed edges, head- and tail-bands and marker ribbon. Melbourne; Edition Renard; 2003.
***Edition limited to 125 numbered copies for sale. The text has been entirely reset in the recreated original types, faithfully matching the original edition which was the first separate work devoted to Aboriginal Australians. Included is an essay on the bibliography and publishing history of the work and interesting speculations on the text. #18783

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