Physical description

Large red covered book with black and white dust cover featuring panoramic view of Princes Bridge looking North. 366 pages : photographs, 1 map, portraits. Includes bibliographical references and index

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Inscriptions & markings

Royal Historical Society Victoria (RHSV) bookplate signed by Don Garden and Richard Broome


A book of over 700 black and white illustrations and photographs of early Melbourne scenes, mainly buildings, which have been demolished or significantly changed. The first half of the book concentrates on the CBD but includes public gardens and the Yarra River. The second half of the book looks at a number of the inner suburbs including Footscray.