Title: Australian Defences and New Guinea – compiled from the papers of the late Major General Sir Peter Scratchley

Author: Cooke, C. Kinloch

Condition: Very Good – Sun damage to the spine cover as shown in the picture. Evidence of a label removed from the inside of the front cover. Presentation stamp on the title page.

Edition: 1st Edition

Publication Date: 1887


Cover: Hard Cover with Dust Jacket – 413 pages

Comments: A colonial era account of the defence of Australia and New Guinea based on the paper of Major General Sir Peter Scratchley.

Major General Sir Peter Henry Scratchley KCMG (24 August 1835 – 2 December 1885) was special commissioner for Great Britain in New Guinea 1884–1885 and defence adviser for Australia.