Historical information

Book prize given to John Tanner (1887), Christmas 1885. First prize for Mathematics in the Upper Fifth form.

Physical description

Maroon calf-bound book with gold plate work on spine and borders of cover. Ballarat College school crest and motto inscribed on front cover. Six compartments on spine decorated with gold patterns; title inscribed in second compartment. Volume number inscribed in third compartment Marbled leaf edges and end papers

Inscriptions & markings

Book plate inside front cover: Ballarat College crest and motto / Mathematics / Upper fifth Form / First prize / Awarded to / John Tanner / Christmas 1885