La Nouvelle-Nursie. Histoire d’une Colonie Benedectine dans l’Australie Occidentale (1846-1878). Avec gravures et carte. Paris, Lecoffre, 1878. 8vo. Original paper wrap. VIII, 386,  pp. With fine wood engravings included in the pagination and one large folding map. 3 portraits of Benedictine friars missing. Text otherwise complete. Library stamp on front wrap and half title. Rebacked. A fine example with full margins, deckle edges. An interesting early description of Western Australia, taking into account its native population, customs and wildlife as well as the Benedictine colony. Text in French.
Berenger, Théophile, La Nouvelle-Nursie. Histoire d’une Colonie Bénédictine dans l’Australie Occidentale (1846-1878). Avec gravures et carte, Lecoffre, 1878
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