Auckland: Spencer & Stevenson, Photo-electrotype engravers, Albert St., Auckland, 1900. First printing. Staplebound. Photo-electrotype engravings (printed photographs) for scenes around Auckland. Most of the illustrations are after photographs by Josiah Martin, with a couple by W. Stevenson, and W. Pulman. Views include Queen Street Wharf & View from Northern Club; Parnell; Wellesley Street; Queen Street; Auckland from the Windmill; Rangitoto and North Head' Panoramas of Auckland.
Oblong, 5 1/2 x 8 3/4", 12 pp with 13 images. Pictorial stiff paper wrapper printed in green and brown, front cover marked, lacking the back wrapper. Interior very clean. Tipped in on the inside cover is a presentation card with an ink message "Captn Gouan with best wishes for a happy New Year from Victorine". Bagnall, S1395. Otherwise very good condition. Item #27279