Angus and Robertson Ltd, 1965, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Photographic and Maps
1.6 kg.; 159 pages, preface by Sir Mark Oliphant. Text is illustrated by colour photographs taken by Maurice Burney (and others), maps and figures. Illustrated endpapers, showing a map of the world with Australia highlighted. Ochre coloured boards with embossed map of Australia on front panel and gilt titles to the backstrip. There is a small piece of the heel of the spine missing. Photographic dustwrapper, showing a cave on Kangaroo Island and on the back panel a mining operation, with yellow titles to the front panel and backstrip. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and backstrip edges. Rubbing to the dustwrapper panels and a previous owner has cut out the original price to the lower right-hand corner of the front fold over panel. This book was a look at Australia (in 1960's), its past, its present and its future. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic and Maps. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Photography; Inventory No: 0100352.