Australia in the Good Old Days. – [Retail Catalogue]

[Retail Catalogue]


Publisher: Ure Smith. Sydney. 1977 (second impression)
ID: 48320 Categories: , ,


4to, XV, 264pp. Bright orange cloth hardcover, with firm spine and white lettering to front board and spine plus an orange d/w in excellent condition that is now protected by clear archival covering. text and all diagrams and illustrations are in an excellent state, devoid of all prior owner markings o/t being signed on the verso of the ffep by Ruth Park Niland as well as with Ruth Park’s bookplate on the half title page. Despite minor flecking on upper edge, the book is certaintainly overall near-fine. Social histories and biographies, old newspapers, museums, and anituque and curio shops do provide some answers about the past. This Edwardian catalogue is largely made of facsimile pages from Lassetters’ Commercial Review 1911. Printed endpapers are an absolute highlight, a window into life in the 1900s.