The Aldine History of Queensland, 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. W. Frederic MORRISON.
The Aldine History of Queensland, 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.
The Aldine History of Queensland, 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.
The Aldine History of Queensland, 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.

The Aldine History of Queensland…
The Aldine History of Queensland, 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.

Sydney: Aldine Publishing Co., 1888.

Two volumes, thick quarto with black & white frontispiece, numerous chromo-lithographed plates and maps; half-bound in original roan, all edges gilt,

A patriotic celebration of early Australian life and progress, published in response to the perceived "need of a history for popular use" and to commemorate the Australian centenary of white settlement. The Aldine Centennial History of New South Wales was published in the same year; the Aldine History of South Australia in 1889.

A patriotic celebration of early Australian life and progress, published in response to the perceived "need of a history for popular use" and to commemorate the Australian centenary of white settlement. The Aldine Centennial History of New South Wales was published in the same year; the Aldine History of South Australia in 1889.

This handsome copy is complete with many coloured plates of fauna and flora, each page of text is bordered by red lines. It contains two double-page maps, and is described by the author as being "…purely Australian in all its mechanical and artistic excellencies".

Price (AUD): $1,250.00  other currencies Ref: #2807699

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