A Brief Sketch of the Coinage and Paper Currency of South Australia. With Facsimile Illustrations of the First Currency Notes, and other interesting Documents, including Reprints of the Historic 'Bullion' and 'Gold Token' Acts, of 1852.... Reprinted from the Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, South Australian Branch
Adelaide, Vardon & Sons, Printers [for the RGSSA], 1912.
Octavo, [viii], 101 pages plus 22 plates (one folding), 2 folding facsimile documents (8 and 4 pages respectively), a folding map and a tipped-in errata slip.
Original half black leather and dark green cloth; leather a little rubbed at the extremities, cloth slightly flecked and scuffed; endpapers a little discoloured at the corners by the leather turn-ins; minor silverfish nibbling to the rear endpaper; an excellent copy inscribed at the head of the title page by the author to E.W. Hawker, East Bungaree.
Loosely inserted is the illustrated front panel of a mailing cover (wrapped around a periodical when posted, for example) from George Collingridge's Jave-la-Grande Library, addressed to Gill; the two NSW centenary penny stamps on it are postmarked 1893.