Place Published: Adelaide
Publisher: South Australian Facsimile Edition No. 30 Public Library of South Austalia
Date Published: 1962
Edition: Later edition
Binding: Hard Cover
5 x 8 inches. vi, -95pp. Original green cloth boards with gold type on spine. Scuffing marks to front board. Overall very good condition.
South Australian Facsimile Edition No. 30. Photocopies from the original book published in 1839. All pages are copied on 4pp sheets and folded in book so each page is untrimmed as a two page section, complete, no missing pages.
Full title: Canada and South Australia. A Commentary on that Part of The Earl of Durham's Report which relates to the Disposal of Waste Lands and Emigration. In three papers, Delivered at the South Australian Rooms, No. 5 Adam Street, Strand
Thornton Leigh Hunt was the son of the writer Leigh Hunt. He was the first editor of the British daily broadsheet newspaper The Daily Telegraph. By Laman Blanchard's influence he became, in 1836, director of the political department of the 'Constitutional,' of which Blanchard was editor; and when that newspaper collapsed he edited the 'North Cheshire Reformer,' and later, at Glasgow, the `Argus.' Returning to London in 1840, he regularly contributed for twenty years to the 'Spectator.' He also wrote for other newspapers, among them the 'Globe' and the 'Morning Chronicle. In 1855 he joined the staff of the `Daily Telegraph,' writing principally on political subjects, and practically editing it
Very Good. Item #727