Lot 15: Trans-Australian Railway Souvenir

Sydney Rare Book Auctions

October 21, 2017
Ultimo, Australia

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Description: Trans-Australian Railway Commonwealth of Australia. Turning The First Sod by His Excellency the Governor-Generalat Port Augusta 14th September 1912 - That is the cover title which reads the same as the title page except that on the title page is added - Souvenir issued by the Minister For Home Affairs, The Honourable King O'Malley, M.P. By Authority McCarron, Bird & Co, 479 Collins Street, Melbourne. Its a small quarto printed on art paper and with one fold out map and numerous black and white photographic illustrations. 64 pages and a little silverfish damage to the rear cover else in great condition. The colour cover design depicts a steam train passing through fields, the emblems of the six Australian States and Australian flowers. Rare and desirable
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