Melbourne: George Robertson, 1920. First edition. Hardcover. History of "the Big Australian", the company incorporated in 1885 to mine silver, lead and zinc at Broken Hill in NSW, and later moving into steel production and oil & gas exploration.
4to, frontispiece, 66 full page b&w printed photographic plates (including 3 folding plates), 310 pp. Original pale green cloth, titled at front board and spine in silver gilt. Boards in very good condition; text and illustrations bright and clean. Owner signature struck through at front end paper. Very good + condition. Item #25781