Colonial and Indian Exhibition, 1886. Queensland: Its Resources and Institutions

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    First Edition.

    21cm x 14.5cm. vii, 20, 12, 26, 23, 18, 18, 10, 12, 44, 14, 107, 15, 32, 8, 6 pages, black and white illustrations, 1 folding map. Rebacked half leather, gilt lettering.

    Essays; prepared by the authority of the executive commissioners in Queensland for the Colonial and Indian Exhibition, 1866, being 1. Queensland: An Introductory Essay by A. J. Boyd; 2. Education in Queensland by the Rev. William Poole; 3. The Commerce and Industries of Queensland by Horace Earle; 4. The Mineral Industries of Queensland by K. T. Staiger; 5. Agriculture in Queensland by Price Fletcher; 6. The Sugar Industry in Queensland by Price Fletcher; 7. The Pastoral Industry by P. R. Gordon; 8. Horticulture by Theodore Wright; 9. Hints to Immigrants: A Practical Essay upon Bush Life in Queensland by Price Fletcher; 10. The Flora of Queensland by Fredk. Manson Bailey; 11. The Geology of Queensland by Robert L. Jack; 12. A Contribution to Pharmacy from Queensland by Joseph Bancroft; 13. A Popular Sketch of the Natural History of Queensland by Price Fletcher; 14. Emigration to Queensland: or, How to Get to that Colony; 15. How to Settle on the Land in the Colony of Queensland. Edited by Price Fletcher, with a frontispiece map of Queensland. This copy bearing the bookplate of the John M. Chapman Collection and with Compliments card of Sir James Garick, Executive Commissioner for Queensland, tipped in, and Royal Society of Edinburgh stamps.

    Minor foxing, mostly to edges. Very small closed tear to map at hinge crown. Very Good Condition.

    $500.00 AUD

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