Georgian House, Melbourne, 1958. hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust jacket condition fair, worn and with small tears on edges. First Edition, First Printing. Shows some signs of wear, first owner’s name inside 240mmx170mmx50mm, 430 pages. list of illustrations, preface by author, appendices, bibliography and index. Illustrated front endpaper, showing the distribution of National Bank branches in 1958. Text is illustrated with coloured plates and black and white photography of contemporary prints. Coloured frontispiece showing head office of the bank in Collins Street Melbourne. Green coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. In this book Geoffrey Blainey discusses the history of National Bank of Australasia, from the gold-rush days of the 1850s when it was founded, to being one of the world's largest banks. This is the first Australian edition.
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