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Image for Where Have All the Flour Mills Gone? A history of W.S. Kimpton and Sons - flour millers 1875 to 1980.

Where Have All the Flour Mills Gone? A history of W.S. Kimpton and Sons - flour millers 1875 to 1980.

By: JONES, W. Lewis.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 7964


199pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Clot-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine quite faded). Inkstamp and inscription from the (then late) author's family on verso of front endpaper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959112200 View more info

In the Living Forest. An exploration of Australia's forest community: industry, science, technology, government, tourism, management, conservation, planning.

By: Keeney, John (editor in chief).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, ETN Communications: 2005

Seller ID: 28818


4to. 192pp, lavishly illustrated in colour. Pictorial papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine. ISBN 0958020779 ***Produced for the Australian forestry industry. View more info

Image for A Simple Pleasure : the art of garden making in Australia.

A Simple Pleasure : the art of garden making in Australia.

By: KELLY, Frances.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Methuen: 1982

Seller ID: 29037


Small 4to. 96pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0454003676 View more info

THE PLAYMAKER.

By: KENEALLY, Thomas.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1987

Seller ID: 12312


First edn. 310pp. Original cloth-textured papered boards with d/w. Edges a little yellowed. Very good. View more info

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The Journal of Philip Gidley King : Lieutenant, R.N. 1787-1790.

By: KING, Philip Gidley : edited by Paul G. Fidlon & R.J. Ryan.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australian Documents Library: 1980

Seller ID: 27129


Small 4to. 402pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (a little faint silverfishing to the spine dulled, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0908219016 View more info

THE RECOLLECTIONS OF GEOFFRY HAMLYN.

By: KINGSLEY, Henry.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Home Entertainment Library: 1935

Seller ID: 16430


474pp. Original cloth. Spotting on eps, first and last couple of pages and edges, o/w very good. ***Australian interest. View more info

Image for The Murray River : being a journal of the voyage of the 'Lady Augusta' steamer from the Goolwa, in South Australia, to Gannewarra, above Swan Hill, Victoria; a distance from the sea mouth of 1400 miles.

The Murray River : being a journal of the voyage of the 'Lady Augusta' steamer from the Goolwa, in South Australia, to Gannewarra, above Swan Hill, Victoria; a distance from the sea mouth of 1400 miles.

By: KINLOCH, Arthur.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Friends of the State Library of South Australia: 1997

Seller ID: 32317


(Australiana Facsimile Editions no 212.) 500 copies (401 thus). vi, 46pp, frontis, folding map. Green cloth, decorated in blind. Fine. ISBN 187615408X ***First published in Adelaide, 1853. View more info

GEORGE JOHNSTON. A Biography.

By: KINNANE, Garry.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Nelson: 1986

Seller ID: 14485


Reprint. 329pp, b&w photographs. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine lightly sunned and a little rubbed at tail). Very good. View more info

Image for Knopwood's Port Phillip Diary, 9 October 1803 - 31 January 1804.

Knopwood's Port Phillip Diary, 9 October 1803 - 31 January 1804.

By: KNOPWOOD, Rev Robert.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Malvern, Victoria, Banks Society: 2010

Seller ID: 17332


Edited and introduced by John Currey. Revised edition. 110pp, black & white illustrations. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0949586129 ***A rare historical record of Victoria's first European settlement at Sullivan Bay, 1803-1804. View more info

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Across the Sea Wall.

By: KOCH, C.J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1982

Seller ID: 26738


Revised edition, the first issue. Small 8vo. 141pp. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (very slight surface rubbing, now in protective sleeve ). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0207144427 *** First published in 1965 and, like his first novel The Boys in the Island, revised when reissued. An author's note explains the changes. View more info

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Across the Sea Wall.

By: KOCH, C.J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1982

Seller ID: 33541


Revised edition. Small 8vo. 141pp. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0207144508 *** First published in 1965 and, like his first novel The Boys in the Island, revised when reissued. An author's note explains the changes. View more info

Image for Charles Joseph La Trobe : landscapes and sketches.

Charles Joseph La Trobe : landscapes and sketches.

By: La Trobe:

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Melbourne, State Library of Victoria / Tarcoola Press / National Trust: 1999

Seller ID: 25328


Introduced by Dianne Reilly with notes by Victoria Hammond. #299 of 500 copies. Large square 4to; xviii, 342pp, 179 coloured plates, over 220 small plates in catalogue at rear. Full maroon leather, colour plate inlaid on upper board, with matching leather slipcase. Fine. ISBN 0958595917 ***The complete collection of plates from the previously unpublished sketchbooks held by the State Library of Victoria. La Trobe was Superintendent of the Port Phillip District and after its separation from NSW the first lieutenant-governor of the colony of Victoria. The sketches are from his extensive travel ... View more info

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The Bushman; or, Life in a New Country.

By: LANDOR, E.W.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1847

Seller ID: 36034


First edition. 438pp, frontis & 3 plates, one text illustration. Rebound in quarter leather and morocco-grained cloth, new endpapers. The faint stamp of the Mercantile Library, New York is on the title-page, and (in smaller version) at the corner of each plate; hand-written number on verso of the frontis. The lower corners of the preliminary pages have slight loss, that of the title has an old tape repair at that point. Edges yellowed. A good clean copy. View more info

Image for Botany Bay ; or True Tales of Early Australia.

Botany Bay ; or True Tales of Early Australia.

By: LANG, John.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, J. Walch & Sons: nd [ late1930s?]

Seller ID: 8783


Reprint (first published c1884). 184pp. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. *** 'Romance of Australian life and history'. View more info

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A Gardener's Diary.

By: LAW-SMITH, Joan (written and illustrated by).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Women's Committee of the National Trust of Australia (Victoria): 1976

Seller ID: 7462


Folio. 112pp, 19 full-page plates (14 in colour). Cloth with dustwrapper (the lamination quite crinkled, as often). The book in very good clean condition. ISBN 0909710503 View more info

SUMMER OF THE SEVENTEENTH DOLL.

By: LAWLER, Ray.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Angus & Robertson: 1957

Seller ID: 9097


2nd imp. 128pp, Cloth with d/w. Very good. View more info

Patrick White.

By: LAWSON, Alan.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1974

Seller ID: 21647


Australian Bibliographies series. 131pp. Soft covers. Very good. ISBN 0195504534 View more info

Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia, from Moreton Bay to Port Essington, a Distance of Upwards of 3000 Miles, during the Years 1844-1845.

By: LEICHHARDT, Dr Ludwig.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Libraries Board of South Australia: 1964

Seller ID: 21184


(Australiana Facsimile Editions, no 16.) xx, 544pp, b&w illus - with a matching map case, with three large folding maps. Green synthetic cloth, as issued. Edges browned, owner's bookplates in book and map case, clean inside. Very good. ***Facsimile of Ferguson 4571 (1847). View more info

Image for Voyage Autour du Monde sur la corvette La Coquille. Tome 1.

Voyage Autour du Monde sur la corvette La Coquille. Tome 1.

By: LESSON, Rene Primevere.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Alburgh, England, Archival Facsimiles: 1987

Seller ID: 33186


Facsimile. 510pp, illustrations in colour and b&w (one folding). Blue buckram with title-labels on spine and the upper board. Fine. ***A reproduction of the copy in the British Library. First published in Paris, 1838. View more info

Image for A Natural History of the Birds of New South Wales : collected, engraved, and faithfully painted after nature.

A Natural History of the Birds of New South Wales : collected, engraved, and faithfully painted after nature.

By: LEWIN, John.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Queensberry Hill Press: 1978

Seller ID: 36207


Introduction and bibliographical descriptions by Allan McEvey, Curator of Birds, National Museum of Victoria. Facsimile of the 1838 edition (Ferguson 2535). #90 of 500 numbered copies for sale (and 10 for presentation). Folio. xxxiii, 26 colour plates with facing descriptive text, and two loose proof plates in paper sleave, as issued (plates 6, King Honey-Sucker & 15 Variegated Warbler). Full leather binding, blind decorations, spine lettered in gilt, gilt dentelles. With the solander box. All in fine condition. View more info

Image for A Journey from Sydney to the Australian Alps undertaken in the months of January, February and March, 1834.

A Journey from Sydney to the Australian Alps undertaken in the months of January, February and March, 1834.

By: LHOTSKY, Dr John (edited by Alan E.J. Andrews).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 1979

Seller ID: 36098


#500 of 500 copies, signed by the editor. 280pp, 2 folding maps. Brown buckram with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0908528000 *** The first Blubber Head Press title. View more info

HELEN COMES OF AGE. Three Plays.

By: LINDSAY, Jack.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Fanfrolico Press: 1927

Seller ID: 7610


No 116 of 500 copies signed by the author. 4to. 221pp, pages uncut. Orig cloth. Foxing throughout. Very good. View more info

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Norman Lindsay Etchings.

By: LINDSAY, Norman.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1982

Seller ID: 36005


4to. [20]pp, 100 plates. Decorated cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (extremities rubbed, spine faded and slightly chipped at head, now in protective sleeve. Edges a little yellowed. A good to very good clean copy in a good wrapper. ISBN 0207147167 View more info

A LETTER FROM SYDNEY. Being a long epistle from Ray Lindsay to his brother Jack relating mainly their lives in Sydney in the nineteen-twenties.

By: LINDSAY, Ray.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Jester Press: 1983

Seller ID: 9152


Edited by John Arnold. 100 numbered copies thus, signed by the editor. First edition. 56pp and colophon, tipped-in frontis portrait. Case-bound in full buckram with matching slipcase. Fine. ***The 13,000-word letter was in response to queries from Jack Lindsay at the time he was writing the second volume of his autobiography, The Roaring Twenties (publ 1962). View more info

Image for Nature's Pilgrim : the life and journeys of Captain S.A. White, naturalist, author and conservationist.

Nature's Pilgrim : the life and journeys of Captain S.A. White, naturalist, author and conservationist.

By: LINN, Rob.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australian Government Printer: 1989

Seller ID: 34046


8vo. 172pp, b&w illustrations, maps. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0724365486 View more info

Image for Australia's Pearl Harbour : Darwin 1942.

Australia's Pearl Harbour : Darwin 1942.

By: LOCKWOOD, Douglas.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Cassell: 1966

Seller ID: 35767


232pp, 24pp of b&w photographs, endpaper maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Australian Shipwrecks. Volume 2 : 1851 to 1871.

Australian Shipwrecks. Volume 2 : 1851 to 1871.

By: LONEY, Jack.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Reed: 1980

Seller ID: 32720


First edition. 4to. 239pp, b&w illus, pictorial endpapers. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine a little sunned). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0589501003 View more info

RANDWICK 1859 - 1959.

By: LYNCH, W.B. & F.A. Larcombe.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Council of the Municipality of Randwick, NSW: [1959].

Seller ID: 5287


Small 4to. 276pp., well illus. Orig. cloth. Very good. View more info

Image for Letters of John Maxwell : Superintendent of Government Stock, 1823-31.

Letters of John Maxwell : Superintendent of Government Stock, 1823-31.

By: MAC SMITH, Bertha & Brian Lloyd (eds).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wangaratta, Shoestring Press: 1982

Seller ID: 36156


#64 of 1000 copies. 8vo. xii, 226pp. Cloth with dustwrapper (spine sunned and with a few small flecks). A very good+ clean copy. *** The colonial administration of New South Wales. View more info

AUSTRALIAN LITERATURE. A Bibliography to 1938 by E. Morris Miller. Extended to 1950.

By: MACARTNEY, F.T. / MILLER, E. Morris.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1956

Seller ID: 5718


Edited with a Historical Outline and Descriptive Commentaries by Frederick T. Macartney. 4to. 503pp. Orig. cloth with d/w (small tear at edge of spine). Very good. View more info

A BRIEF SKETCH OF THE LONG AND VARIED CAREER OF MARSHALL MACDERMOTT, Esq., J.P., of Adelaide, South Australia.

By: MACDERMOTT, Marshall.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Libraries Board of South Australia: 1969

Seller ID: 7840


Australiana Facsimile Editions No.189. Ferguson 11908. 513 copies. 53pp. Cloth-backed papered boards. Slight offsetting on endpapers, otherwise fine. ***Orig printed William Kyffin Thomas, Adelaide, 1874. View more info

The Chinese in Indonesia. Five Essays.

By: MACKIE, J.A.C. (ed)

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Nelson / Australian Institute of International Affairs: 1976

Seller ID: 23155


282pp. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Top edges a little spotted, otherwise very good. ISBN 0170050459 ***Contributors: the editor, Charles A. Coppel, K.D. Thomas & J. Panglaykim, and Wang Gungwu. View more info

Image for Early Voyages to Terra Australis to the time of Captain Cook as told in original documents.

Early Voyages to Terra Australis to the time of Captain Cook as told in original documents.

By: MAJOR, R.H. (ed).

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Australian Heritage Press: 1963

Seller ID: 33187


4to. lxxii, 140pp, 1 full-page map in text, 2 folding maps in rear pocket. Red cloth, without dustwrapper (as issued). Edges sprinkled blue. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Family History Searchers' Encyclopedia.

Family History Searchers' Encyclopedia.

By: McClelland, James (ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Silverdale NSW, James McClelland Research: 1985

Seller ID: 29630


(James McClelland's Convict, Pioneer and Immigrant Series of Australia, Book 49.) Foolscap; duplicated typescript, staple-bound with stiff wrappers and cloth backstrip. Eccentric pagination (100pp or so, printed rectos only). Very good. ISBN 090849257X ***Sources for researchers. View more info

The Merchant's Women.

By: McIntyre, Perry & Elizabeth Rushen.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, Anchor Books: 2008

Seller ID: 26714


259pp, illustrated. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0980335418 ***The story of over 200 young single women who left England in 1833 to settle in New South Wales. View more info

Recent Survey and Exploration in Seistan.

By: McMahon, Col. Sir Henry.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Geographical Journal XXVIII, No. 3:: Sept.1906

Seller ID: 9134


Vol. XXVIII, 3; p 209-29, folding map. Original wrappers, slight chip to lower spine. A very good clean copy. ***Also in this issue: 'The Economic Geography and Development of Australia', by J.W. Gregory (pp229-45); 'Southern Peru: notes on two expeditions', by C. Reginald Enock (pp 245-66); 'Recent changes in the course of the Lower Euphrates', by H. W. Cadoux (pp 266-77). View more info

Image for Observations respecting the islands of the Mauritius, written during a short sojourn there in 1828.

Observations respecting the islands of the Mauritius, written during a short sojourn there in 1828.

By: MELVILLE, Henry.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Adelaide, James Dally: 2004

Seller ID: 20817


55 numbered copies only. Small 4to. 82pp. Bound at the Chasdor Bindery in quarter tan leather and yellow linen. A fine clean copy. ***Melville, the Hobart Town editor/printer, produced a private edition of twelve copies of this work, for presentation to friends, in 1830. He had called in at Mauritius mid-1828, en route to Van Diemen's Land and 'intent upon putting further distance between himself and his London creditors'. View more info

Image for A Gold Seeker's Odyssey.

A Gold Seeker's Odyssey.

By: MENZIES, Rt. Hon. Leslie Robert.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Perth, WA, Hesperian Press: 2004

Seller ID: 35545


xii, 160pp. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0859052907 View more info

Image for The Lost World of Irian Jaya.

The Lost World of Irian Jaya.

By: MITTON, Robert.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1983

Seller ID: 6025


Large 4to. 236pp, profusely illustated in colour and b&w, 4 maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Top edges of the boards a little rubbed, gift inscription on front endpaper; light spotting on the inside of the dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0195543688 View more info

Image for A Voyage of Discovery to the Southern Lands. An historical record. ATLAS.

A Voyage of Discovery to the Southern Lands. An historical record. ATLAS.

By: MM. Leseur & Petit.

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Friends of the State Library of South Australia: 2008

Seller ID: 25027


Translated from the French by Peter Hambly. Introduction by Sarah Thomas. (Australiana Facsimile editions no 223.) 250 copies thus (another 150 were issued in a half-leather binding and numbered). Blue linen with blind-stamped decorations. Folio. xix, [12]pp, 68 maps & plates (27 in colour, includes the double-page 'Carte de la Nouvelle-Hollande'). A fine clean copy. ISBN 1876154527 View more info

Image for Discoveries & Surveys in New Guinea and the D'Entrecasteaux Islands : a cruise in Polynesia and visits to the pearl-shelling stations in Torres Straits of H.M.S. Basilisk. New Guinea & Polynesia.

Discoveries & Surveys in New Guinea and the D'Entrecasteaux Islands : a cruise in Polynesia and visits to the pearl-shelling stations in Torres Straits of H.M.S. Basilisk. New Guinea & Polynesia.

By: MORESBY, John.

Price: $700.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1876

Seller ID: 32781


With maps and illustrations. First edition. xx, 328pp (last blank); 20pp publisher's adverts, frontis & 3 other plates, 4 maps (two coloured, one folding at rear). Original blue cloth over bevelled boards, gilt vignettes on the upper board and spine; rebacked with the original (faded) spine laid down. Fading to the margins of the endpapers, hinges reinforced with Japanese tissue. A little spotting early and late, the folding map with some old repairs to folds, leaving light staining; otherwise a good clean copy. *** Ferguson 12801. View more info

Image for Flowering Plants in Australia.

Flowering Plants in Australia.

By: MORLEY, B.D. & H.R. Toelken.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1988

Seller ID: 19388


Reprint. 416pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Original plasticised cloth with dustwrapper (spine slightly darkened). Very good+. ISBN 0727014773 View more info

Image for A history of Australian childrens book illustration.

A history of Australian childrens book illustration.

By: MUIR, Marcie.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1982

Seller ID: 17943


4to, 160pp, colour and b/w ills, bibliography, sources, index. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Commandant of Solitude : the journals of Captain Collet Barker 1828-1831.

Commandant of Solitude : the journals of Captain Collet Barker 1828-1831.

By: MULVANEY, John & Neville Green.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Miegunyah Press (MUP): 1992

Seller ID: 36091


(Miegunyah Press, no 8.) 4to. 432pp, illustrated in colour and b&w, 8 maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine slightly sunned). A very good+ clean copy. ISBN 0522844723 ***Barker commanded the isolated settlements at Raffles Bay (near modern Darwin) and King George Sound (Albany, WA). Much on relations with the local aborigines. View more info

MOTTLED SHALLOWS. Selected Verse.

By: MURPHY, John K.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Willow Bend, Garravembi Press: 1991

Seller ID: 7607


No 324 of 325 copies. Signed by the author. 30pp. Papered boards with d/w. Fine. View more info

Image for Captain Cook's Hawaii : as seen by his artists.

Captain Cook's Hawaii : as seen by his artists.

By: MURRAY-OLIVER, Anthony.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wellington, NZ, Millwood Press: 1975

Seller ID: 22857


Oblong 4to. 216pp, colour and black & white illustrations. Cloth with dustwrapper (spine sunned). A very good clean copy. View more info

Australian Dictionary of Biography. 1891-1939: A-Ch. Volume 7.

By: NAIRN, Bede and Geoffrey Serle (eds).

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne, MUP: 1979

Seller ID: 9888


647pp. Original red cloth (no dustwrapper). Corrigenda loosely inserted. Very good. ISBN 0522841856 View more info

Image for The Cruise of the Acheron : Her Majesty's Steam Vessel on survey in New Zealand waters 1848-51.

The Cruise of the Acheron : Her Majesty's Steam Vessel on survey in New Zealand waters 1848-51.

By: NATUSCH, Shiela.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Christchurch NZ, Whitcoulls: 1978

Seller ID: 31831


190pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w, pictorial endpapers. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Owner's name and old price in ink on front endpaper. Very good. ISBN 0723305501 ***The maritime survey under the command of John Lort Stokes. View more info

Image for Historical Records of New South Wales : Volumes 1 to 7 (in eight).

Historical Records of New South Wales : Volumes 1 to 7 (in eight).

By: New South Wales:

Price: $550.00

Publisher: Sydney, Lansdown Slattery: 1978-79.

Seller ID: 9844


Seven volumes in eight. Reprint edition. [1/1] Cook 1762-80. [1/2] Phillip 1783-92. [2] Grose & Paterson 1793-95. [3] Hunter 1796-99. [4] Hunter & King 1800-02. [5] King 1803-05. [6] Bligh 1806-08. [7] Bligh & Macquarie 1809-11. Brown buckram with dustwrappers (spines a trifle faded, extremities a trifle rubbed, now in protective sleeves). The edges a little yellowed, otherwise a very good clean set. View more info

Views of the Northern Territory of Australia.

By: Northern Territory:

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 17736


Published under the authority of the Department of External Affairs, Melbourne 1913. [Evidently a reprint, although it doesn't say so.] Oblong 8vo. 2pp text, 47 b&w photographs. Stapled in wrappers. Fine. View more info