The Rambler in North America: MDCCCXXXII--MDCCCXXXIII, Volume 1 of 2 [1832-1833]

By: Latrobe, Charles Joseph

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First edition. No jacket. Some loss to spine head, boards soiled, some pages lightly foxed, pencil name on front free endpaper. 1835 Hard Cover. 243 pp. Volume 1 of 2. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Charles Joseph La Trobe, CB (or Latrobe; 20 March 1801 4 December 1875) was appointed in 1839 superintendent of the Port Phillip District of New South Wales and, after the establishment in 1851 of the colony of Victoria (now a state of Australia), he became its first lieutenant-governor. Charles Joseph La Trobe, CB (or Latrobe; 20 March 1801 4 December 1875) was appointed in 1839 superintendent of the Port Phillip District of New South Wales and, after the establishment in 1851 of the colony of Victoria (now a state of Australia), he became its first lieutenant-governor. La Trobe was a strong supporter of religious, cultural and educational institutions.[1][2] During his time as superintendent and lieutenant-governor he oversaw the establishment of the Botanical Gardens,[3] and provided leadership and support to the formation of entities such as the Mechanic's Institute,[4] the Royal Melbourne Hospital, the Royal Philharmonic, the Melbourne Cricket Ground[5][6] and the University of Melbourne.[1] La Trobe was the nephew of British architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe.

Title: The Rambler in North America: MDCCCXXXII--MDCCCXXXIII, Volume 1 of 2 [1832-1833]

Author: Latrobe, Charles Joseph

Categories: 19th Century, Adventure, America,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1835

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2299785

Keywords: RAMBLER NORTH AMERICA AMERICAN HISTORY TRAVEL ADVENTURE,