Sydney: Ure Smith, 1979.
29cm x 21cm. 1518 pages, colour illustrations and photographs. Brown cloth, white lettering, illustrated jacket.
First published in 1974, this incredible tome is among the most exhaustive histories of settler, colonial, and post-colonial Australia ever published. Pulling together maps, sketches, paintings, accounts and notes with intensively detailed historical accuracy, it brings the reader visually and mentally from the 1400s all the way to the twentieth century.
Insect damage to board edges and margin of page 7/8. Minor soiling to edges. Light wear to jacket with minor discolouration to jacket spine. Good Condition. $100 AUD.