Album of Western Australia, photogravure book. B. Stein.
Album of Western Australia, photogravure book.

Album of Western Australia, photogravure book.

Perth: B. Stein & Co., [Ca. 1892]. Hardcover. These attractive leporello view books were printed in Germany with handsome sepia toned photographs. The accordion format of the pages allows for panoramic photos and there is a panorama of Perth from Mt. Eliza with vignettes of the principal streets and buildings; the same for Freemantle (sic) and Albany. Smaller views of Geraldton, East Perth, the Causeway, the Bar Mouth of the Swan River, etc. The inside back cover advertises B. Stein & Co, booksellers and stationers, of Barrack St Perth, High St. Fremantle and Marine Terrace Geraldton. An stamp for Dent & Long Auctioneers & Estate Agents, Perth on rear end paper and back cover. 5 3/4 x 7 1/2" blue boards with gilt title and decoration, cloth spine, b&w images. Board edges and spine a trifle rubbed but bright. Bar a slim line of discoloration on the Perth image, internally clean and bright. Trove 3428084. Otherwise very good condition. Item #25893

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