Rigby, 1973, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: John Darbyshire
non paginated. The text is illustrated with numerous coloured reproductions of John Darbyshire's paintings. End papers illustrated with map of Australia, predominately of Queensland showing towns visited. Illustrated boards with dark pink background with black writing on front panel and on spine. The corners are rubbed and there is shelf wear evident on bottom edges of book. The head and the heel of the spine are also rubbed. Illustrated dustwrapper, showing the same illustration as the front panel, dark pink background with black writing on front panel and spine. The corners are slightly rubbed and on back top corner there is a triangular piece missing, and there is a tear extending down into the body of the panel by 2". There are some creases along the top edge of the dustwrapper. There has been some rubbing and fading of the dustwrapper particularly on spine. "In this book John Darbyshire shows the historic gold towns as they appear today, while in his the accompanying text C. E. Sayers tells the story of the gold-rushes and their consequences. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: John Darbyshire. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Art -- Australian ; 16th Century; Art & Design. ISBN: 0851796044. ISBN/EAN: 9780851796048. Inventory No: 0100482.