Melbourne: Duffus Brothers, 1888. [Australian Topography and Biography] FIRST EDITION. Two volumes; eight parts bound as two. Quarto (28 x 23cm), pp.; viii; 84; pp.; 60; pp.; 32; [remaining text unpaginated]. Lavishly illustrated with numerous lithographic plates with tissue guards. Recent burgundy half morocco with gilt titles to spines over red cloth boards, original cloth from boards retained and laid on. With original green foliate endpapers; all edges gilt. Blue ink ownership to title pages. Rubbing and marks to original cloth. Very good. A publication celebrating one hundred years of European settlement in Australia, with descriptions and pictures of numerous significant places and characters. Item #53051
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