[LEPORELLO] Views of Toowoomba, Queensland
[Drop title]. [Printed in Germany, probably 1880-85]. Leporello album. Octavo (1188 x 140 mm), original cloth-backed blue pebbled cloth over boards (rubbed, edges somewhat worn), upper board lettered and decorated in gilt, containing a 10-panel accordion foldout with 20 lithographed views (after photographs) of Toowoomba and environs: general view of the town, Ruthven Street (x2), Town Hall, Court House, Post Office, Schhool of Arts, Hospital, Grammar School State Schools, Club Hotel, Australian Joint Stock Bank, Police Barracks, Episcopalian Church, Presbyterian Church, Wesleyan Church, Railway Station, Darlington Flour Mills, View from Picnic Point, Orange Gardens; contents in fine condition. A very good example.
Very scarce regional Australian leporello album.
Trove locates two copies (NLA; SLQ); there is possibly a third copy held by Toowoomba Regional Libraries (although the cataloguing information is vague).