[THATCHER, Charles Robert.]

THATCHER'S COLONIAL MINSTREL: New collection of songs, by the Inimitable Thatcher. Only authorized edition of his songs. 1864.
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Author [THATCHER, Charles Robert.]
Title THATCHER'S COLONIAL MINSTREL: New collection of songs, by the Inimitable Thatcher. Only authorized edition of his songs.
Published Melbourne.Charlwood and Son. 1864. 1864
Stock Code 3756
Description 180 pages. Original yellow wrappers. As well as the title, the upper wrapper states: 'Forming a complete comic history of the early diggings. Sold wholesale and retail at Cole's Book Arcade, Bourke Street, Melbourne. Price Sixpence.' Paging not continuous throughout , but complete as issued. Pages 1 -108; then [3], 148 - 180, being a second work, entitled: The Victoria Songster. Second edition; Melbourne: Charlwood & Son. 1860. This configuration being identical to that of the copy held by the British Library. The entire book bound in plain cloth, probably mid-twentieth century. Upper wrapper chipped at three corners and another chip to outer edge, the latter has caused some loss of the 'chain' decoration. Adhesion tear to inner gutter of title with a small area of loss; slight wear to edge of title, with one small chip and a very short tear. Else a clean copy of this rare title.