Historical Sketch of Brisbane: Sixty-Six Years of Municipal Government

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    First Edition.

    19.5cm x 13.5cm. iv, 211 pages, black and white illustrations. Full leather, gilt lettering, marbled endpapers.

    A history of the early years of local government in Brisbane by the editors of the Brisbane Centenary Official Historical Souvenir. Published just prior to the City of Brisbane Act coming into effect which amalgamated the 20 different local authorities into a single government under the Greater Brisbane Scheme, this publication marking the occasion with a history of the region from the first mayor, John Petrie, upto Maurice J. Barry, together with photographs and descriptions of iconic Brisbane buildings, landmarks, and natural areas.

    Minor handling wear. Very minor rubbing to spine. Very minor foxing. Near Fine Condition.