Souvenir of the Inauguration of the Australian Commonwealth.
Souvenir of the Inauguration of the Australian Commonwealth.
Souvenir of the Inauguration of the Australian Commonwealth.
Souvenir of the Inauguration of the Australian Commonwealth.

Souvenir of the Inauguration of the Australian Commonwealth.

Sydney: N.S.W. Bookstall Co, printed by John Sands, 1901. Presumed first and only edition. 40pp. Large format stapled production in colour pictorial paper covers. 17x11ins / 43x27.5cms. With celebratory verse, an article on the Australian Union, Queen Victoria's Royal Assent, and statistics of New South Wales. With many captioned photographs, plus a number of advertisements. Firm, bright, and clean. The tips of the bottom corners of the pages have been bent, now flattened. The front cover has a one-inch chip from the bottom corner, and two closed tears to the margin have been repaired. The back cover - advertisements in colour - is a little rubbed. There are other very minor scuffs or signs of handling to the edges. The staples are in very good condition, just slightly rusted at the centre fold. A very nice copy. Item #19018080

Price: £140.00