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The three colonies of Australia : New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia : their pastures, copper mines, & gold fields / by Samuel Sidney
Bib ID 259293
Format BookBook
Author
Sidney, Samuel, 1813-1883
 
Description Auburn [N.Y.] : Derby and Miller, 1854 
xvi, 408 pages, [10] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm. 
Notes

Caroline Billin Currie was a twentieth century artist from England who produced fore-edge paintings and is the only artist known to have numbered her editions. She worked in London at the Henry Sotheran & Co. bookshop and Rivière & Son, binders.--Folger Shakespeare Library

Library's FER F15681 (FC) copy bears bookplate of Ferguson Collection, National Library Canberra.

Library's FER F15681 (FC2) copy bound in red roan with five raised bands, gilt tooling and title on spine by Rivière; hidden fore-edge coloured painting, 19 x 3 cm which reproduces the 1870 watercolour of a 'View of the old and new home stations' in the Library's Pictures collection (26 x 38 cm) and is believed to be Bontharambo station at Wangaratta, Victoria. Fly-leaf inscribed "This is no. 112 of the books with fore-edge paintings by Miss Currie. The painting under the gold is a View of the old and new home stations. Signed C.B. Currie."; bears bookplate of Ferguson Collection, National Library Canberra.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 15681

Subjects Bontharambo (Wangaratta, Vic.)  |  Farmhouses -- Victoria -- Wangaratta  |  Fore-edge painting -- Specimens.  |  Australia -- History -- 1788-1851.
Other authors/contributors Currie, Caroline Billin 1849-1940
Available From Sotheran catalogue 93 [=805], item 1051. 

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