Colorgravure Publication, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Unstated
Illustrated endpapers, showing Queen Elizabeth and her husband on the right-hand page and a montage of images/people from Australia and New Zealand on the left. The text is illustrated with 350 photographs -- both coloured and black-and-white from the Royal tour in 1950s. Maroon coloured boards with self embossed heraldry Lions and overlaid with a pair of gilt heraldry Lions on the front panel and gilt coloured titles to the spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, showing an Australian flag motif with white coloured titles to the front panel and spine. A souvenir book from the first Royal tour to Australia and New Zealand after the coronation of Queen Elizabeth the Second. Bumping and shelf wear to the top and bottom spine edges and bumping to the book corners. Bumping has also occurred to the front fore edge and shelf wear to the lower book, edges. The internal pages are very slightly brown. The dustwrapper is a little rubbed and faded. Rubbing and chipping to dustwrapper corners and the lower front corner has a 1" tear. There is also a 2.25 " tear to the top dustwrapper edge, and a 3 " tear to the lower dustwrapper edge closest to the spine. There is a piece missing from the top left-hand corner of the front panel and, there is creasing and chipping to the top, rear dustwrapper edge. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). Not paginated [118 pages].. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Royalty; Inventory No: 0103437.