Ballarat and Vicinity. A Condensed but Comprehensive Account of her Financial, Commercial, Manufacturing, Mining, and Agricultural Enterprises; Her Progress and Population in the Past and Possibilities in the Future.
Ballarat and Vicinity. A Condensed but Comprehensive Account of her Financial, Commercial, Manufacturing, Mining, and Agricultural Enterprises; Her Progress and Population in the Past and Possibilities in the Future.

Ballarat and Vicinity. A Condensed but Comprehensive Account of her Financial, Commercial, Manufacturing, Mining, and Agricultural Enterprises; Her Progress and Population in the Past and Possibilities in the Future.

Ballarat: F. W. Niven & Co., [1894?]. First edition. Paperback. Ballarat "the Golden", the Victorian boom town, is the site of the only armed civil uprising in Australia's history, the Eureka Rebellion; the Ballarat Fine Art Gallery is the home of the Eureka Flag. Other Ballarat points of interest include the Botanical Gardens, Prime Minister's Avenue, Her Majesty's theatre, and the first municipal observatory. The biographies listed here include local businesses, hotels and clubs, such as Craig's Royal Stables, The Ballarat Star, the Royal George Hotel, The Club Hotel, and Henry Brind and the Warrenheip Distillery. No date, ca. 1894, large 4to, frontis, 232pp, 14 plates, with the last one an ad, b&w ills throughout. Decorative paper wraps with red cloth binding. Title in dark brown at front cover, no title at red cloth spine. With a full page crisp photo process advertisement for F. W. Niven & Co. at the last page. Covers and spine dusty and rubbed, with small chip lower corner. Front inner hinge loose but holding, previous owner signature at ffep. Good +. Item #15281

Price: $900.00

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