Brisbane: Sapsford, 1895. Hardcover. Trove cites 6 editions, 3 in 1895, with this summary - "Starting with Captain Flinders and the early settlers, it then gives information on how men were punished, workers wages, female prisoners, various trials, land sales, experiences of a jockey, the Brisbane survey, aborigines, murders, races, arrival of the 'Fortitude', roads, the arrival of orphan girls, newspapers, wrecks of various ships, and the 'election incident'. The separation of Queensland from New South Wales is also covered as is trade with New Caledonia, various floods, Dr Lang's visits, Norfolk Island pirates, and almost everything else. This book is enhanced by the 'Table of Events' section which totals 37 pages, and details everyday happenings of Queensland in chronological order. Starting in 1606, and continuing through to 1894, here is an amazing timeline."
8vo, xii, 390pp, b&w illustrations in text. Publishers red cloth with gilt title and illustration. Covers dusty, corners bumped and rubbed, internally clean. Signature of early owner C. Burrough Jan 28th 1912 on the inside front free endpaper. Ferguson 11222. OCLC 4 numbers not at Mitchell or NLA. Very good condition. Item #27863