Brisbane Centenary Historical Souvenir 1823-1923


A historical souvenir of Brisbane with original advertisements and chapters on Cook’s discovery of the east of Australia, Lieutenant John Oxley’s diary, first settlement in Brisbane, discovery of the Gap, Liechhardt’s journey, Mitchell’s explorations, Aborigines of Moreton Bay and political progress. With chapters on City of Brisbane and Towns and Shires, including Coolangatta, Ipswich, Sandgate, Caboolture and others. Also, Manufacturing, Education, Religion and various institutions are covered. Includes a Historical Souvenir Map of Brisbane. Scarce.

Publisher: Watson, Ferguson & Co. Ltd.
Date Published: 1924
Book Condition: Very good large format softcover with some spotting and edge wear to covers. Internally, the pages are clean and unmarked. There are loose pages from page 115 to page 129. There is also a Historical Souvenir Map of Brisbane attached to page 121. Several back pages and cover have been repaired with document repair tape as they were coming away from the spine. A good copy for age.


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