Publisher:Child, Henry & Page, Brookvale, New South Wales, 1985
Edition:Facsimile -- Reprint
Illustrator:Howard Willoughby (and others)
Binding:Hardcover (Imitation Leather)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Child, Henry & Page, 1985, Hardcover (Imitation Leather), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Facsimile -- Reprint, Illustrated By: Howard Willoughby (and others)
preface by author and index. Illustrated endpapers, being a gold floral design. The text is illustrated with the aforementioned hundred and seven illustrations from photographs and sketches engraved by E. Whymper , and others. Illustrated brown coloured boards with self embossed decoration, along with two gilt foil cameos of 19th century buildings. Silver coloured embossed titles to the front panel with blind stamped decoration and silver coloured decoration and titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper with white and black colour titles to the front panel and white colour titles to the backstrip. "Australian Pictures is a facsimile of a superbly illustrated book published in 1886. Including a map and 107 illustration taken from sketches and engravings, it details the physical aspects of Australia in the last century as well is yielding a precise guide to life in the six colonies of the time." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. PLEASE NOTE: the mentioned map is not present in the text as part of the book's production. The corners of the book slightly rubbed and the head and the heel of the spine is bumped. The gilt illustration on spine has started to fade. Slight rubbing to the back panel and chipping to the top dustwrapper edge. Sun fading has occurred to the backstrip. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 224, [8 advertisements] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Howard Willoughby (and others). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Economics ; 19th Century ; ISBN: 0867770260. ISBN/EAN: 9780867770261. Inventory No: 0100807.