Outlines of an Industrial Science

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    First Edition.

    19.5cm x 12.5cm. xiv, 195 pages, 31 advertisements. Brown cloth, gilt lettering

    The first of a number of publications authored by the Victorian colony’s most powerful newspaperman, David Syme (1827-1908), publisher of The Age newspaper. Syme was influential in 18th century Australian politics and shaped government policy especially with regard to trade protection. Outlines of an Industrial Science was “Written in support of protection and extension of the activities of the State. Contains Australian references on economic conditions, etc.” FERGUSON 16623.

    Recased. Cocked. Minor to moderate foxing. Some pencil marginalia. Good Condition.

    $450.00 AUD

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