The Royal Tour of Australia and New Zealand in Pictures 1954, First Edition Very Good / Very Good
1954. Very good first edition. No owner inscriptions. Binding bright, fresh, tight & clean throughout with some scattered tanning/foxing to the endpapers & title page and tanning to back endpaper. Dust jacket also very good with one small closed tear at top edge of back cover. Now protected by a clear removable mylar sleeve. Editor, Kenneth Bourne. Text by William Jordan. Staff colour photographer Louis Beurteaux. This book also includes the original presentation letter from The Herald-Sun Privilege Book Department which reads: Dear Reader, Here, rich with historic interest, ablaze with colour, alive with 450 pick-of-the-best photographs, is your reserved copy of "The Royal Tour of Australia and New Zealand in Pictures. This delightful de luxe edition provides for your home a fitting and permanent record of the history-making visit to Australia and New Zealand of Her Gracious Majesty and the Duke of Edinburgh". Collectible. Royal memorabilia.
Produced By: The Herald-Sun
Illustrated By: Beurteaux, Louis & the Staff Photographers of The Herald & Weekly Times, the Auckland Star, The Christchurch Star-Sun, The Courier Mail, The Advertiser & more
Published: 1954 Colorgravure Publication Melbourne, Australia
Edition: First Edition
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Book Condition: Very Good