Melbourne: F. W. Niven & Co, 1897. 1st and only edition. Hardcover. Scarce book which is highly prized for the photographs of social history of Western Australia at an important period in W.A. gold discoveries; with portraits of many ancestors of present-day WA citizens.
Lge. 4to, [iv], 5-358 pp, 236 pp biographical sketches. Frontispiece & illustrations on unnumbered pages. Portraits in biographical section. Rebacked in sympathetic brown morocco as are the corners. Retains the original decorative gilt cloth. New endpapers and some light fox spotting scattered through out . Libraries Australia ID 44014041. Ferguson 11142. Fine. Item #22553