Perth: Fred Wm Simpson, 1925. First edition. Hardcover. Guide to Western Australia with a "Compliments of the Compilers" presentation slip tipped in at the front of the book. This volume with 1925 blind embossed at the front cover, and gilt swan decorative device at rear cover.
An early guide to Western Australia with chapters on all aspects of Australian life including land, settlement, agriculture, wine making, mining, fishing, pearling, Perth, communication, education, aborigines, and more.
8vo, 264pp, portraits, tables, diagrams, 4 col. pl., 5 maps (1 folding). Ornate gilt title at front cover, and gilt swan decorative device at rear cover. Slightly sunned at spine, front cover slightly marked. OCLC: 984354041. Libraries Australia ID 55582869. Very good condition. Item #23230