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MOIR, J. K. (John Kinmont) (1893-1958)

Australia’s first electric tram. (First edition)

$55.00 AUD

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Melbourne : [The Author], 1940. Small octavo (185 x 125 mm), original printed blue wrappers (light central vertical fold line), staple bound, 28 pp, illustrated with b/w plates; very clean, a good copy.

The story of the Box Hill – Doncaster tram line, which opened on 15 October 1889.

Written by J. K. Moir, founding member of the Melbourne Bread and Cheese Club, bibliophile and literary patron.

This is the scarce first edition of a popular little booklet. (There have been four subsequent editions).