Sydney: The Aldine Publishing Company, 1888.
First Edition. Hardcover.
Good Condition / No Dust Jacket.
Illustrated, embracing sketches and portraits of her noted people; the rise and progress of her varied enterprises; and illustrations of her boundless wealth, together with maps of latest survey. Both volumes have been rebacked with black leather and gilt finishing in the original style Size: 28cm x 23cm. 625 pages + appendix [200 pages]. 2-volume set (complete). New endpapers. Volume 1 frontispiece is foxed and has some dampstaining. Volume 2 frontispiece is foxed, some closed and open tears to the plate margins which have been professionally repaired. Both volumes have foxing to the first/last few pages and occasionally throughout. Light soiling in places throughout. Full gilt edges, a few gatherings have some edge wear. Bindings are firm. Shipped Weight: 5.51 kilos.