Queensland, 1900: A Narrative of her Past, together with Biographies of Her Leading Men


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    First Edition.

    31cm x 26cm. [vi], 193, 177 pages, [42] plates, 41 leaves with 1 double sided, black and white photographic illustrations and portraits. Rebacked half black leather, blue cloth, blind lines to spine, blind ornate lines to edges, gilt lettering and decoration to upper panel, marbled edges and endpapers, no jacket.

    A detailed history of early colonial life in Queensland iincludes chapters on encounters with Aboriginal Australians, exploration, politics, industry, gold, and mining. The second section are detailed biographies of nearly 150 prominent Queensland men each accompanied by a photographic portrait

    Rebacked, minor refurbishments to corners. Minor mottling to cloth. Foxing to preliminaries and plates, text is mostly free of foxing. Contents page coming loose at the crown, rest firm. Some dog-earred pages. Good Condition.

    $600.00 AUD

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    The Alcazar Press

    Brisbane: W. H. Wendt & Co, 1900.
    First Edition.
    31cm x 26cm. [vi], 193, 177 pages, [42] plates, 41 leaves with 1 double sided, black and white photographic illustrations and portraits. Rebacked half black leather, blue cloth, blind lines to spine, blind ornate lines to edges, gilt lettering and decoration to upper panel, marbled edges and endpapers, no jacket.

    A detailed history of early colonial life in Queensland iincludes chapters on encounters with Aboriginal Australians, exploration, politics, industry, gold, and mining. The second section are detailed biographies of nearly 150 prominent Queensland men each accompanied by a photographic portrait

    Rebacked, minor refurbishments to corners. Minor mottling to cloth. Foxing to preliminaries and plates, text is mostly free of foxing. Contents page coming loose at the crown, rest firm. Some dog-earred pages. Good Condition. $600 AUD.
    Book#0011689

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