# 43716

PHILLIPS, Harry (1873-1944)

Phillips’ Blue Mountains descriptive view book

$125.00 AUD

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[Katoomba, NSW] : Published under the patronage of the Shire of the Blue Mountains and the Katoomba Municipal Council, [1913]. Folio (370 x 245 mm), publisher’s stapled pictorial wrappers (upper wrapper with short tear at top edge and bent top corner, otherwise excellent), [36] pp., with many photographic illustrations (a number of them full-page) and advertisements for local businesses; contents clean throughout, a very good copy of a lovely pre-WW1 Blue Mountains tourist publication.

Harry Phillips, born in Ballarat in 1873, established himself as a photographer, printer and publisher in Katoomba from 1908. Later in his career he relocated his business to the Sydney suburb of Willoughby.

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