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AUSTRALIA . Illustrated with Drawings by Skinner Prout, N. Chevalier &c by Booth Edwin Carton

Hardback - Secondhand - Very Good Condition

Virtue & Co.. [1873-1876], 2 volumes. Original full black morocco richly decorated in gilt with the Australian coat of arms in gilt on front cover, gilt dentelle borders on inner edge of boards, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Expertly rebacked in matching leather with raised bands and title labels. All plates protected by tissue guards, many of which are lightly foxed affecting mostly margins of adjacent pages leaving images for the most part unaffected. Notable for the fine quality of its steel engravings it is one of the best illustrated books on Australia from the Victorian age. Ferguson 7280


Collections: Art

Type: Hardback




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