4to, 144pp. Hardcover, d/w in excellent condition protected by clear archival covering, label removed from front pastedown o/w text in excellent condition with very minor flecking on top edge. Australian history, public works and local landscapes will forever be further appreciated after this introduction to familiar surroundings. Presented in wonderful detail and accuracy, the book contains endless illustrations, maps and b/w photos. Subjects covered are Bridges, Railways and Transport Planning, Dams and Water Supply and Harbours and Rivers. With a forward by none other than the famous Laurie Brereton, Minister for Public Works and Ports at the time.