# 15735

B. STEIN & CO.

[LEPORELLO] Album of Western Australia

$375.00 AUD

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Perth : B. Stein & Co., Barrack Street, [c.1880]. Square octavo, original cloth backed blue pebbled boards with gilt lettering and ornament (some wear to the edges and corners), containing a leporello concertina foldout with [12] panels views of Western Australia, each 180 x 140 mm, including panoramic views of Perth, Fremantle and Albany; 17 smaller views of Perth; a large view of Fremantle Town Hall and 2 views of Fremantle High Street; 3 views of Geraldton, and views of King Georges Sound and The Terrace, Albany; rear pastedown with publisher’s imprint of ‘B. Stein & Co., Booksellers, Stationers and Importers of Fancy Goods. Agents for all Colonial and English papers and magazines. Plain and Ornamental Job Printers. Barrack Street, Perth’; verso of last panel with contemporary presentation inscription in ink: ‘To my dear little friends Eileen and Jessie, with best love from Augusta’; a few repaired tears at rear of folds, else fine.