Set of Four Sketch Books; Camberwell, Old Melbourne Hotels, Melbourne Churches and Schools, and River Yarra circa 1970's Rigby Press

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This is a very good set of 4 hardcovers with dust jackets. Circa 1970's Rigby Press. This set is in very good condition. All 4 are very clean inside, pages still crisp and free of markings. No foxing etc seen in any. the bindings are tight and straight. Each book has illustrated endpapers front and back. Hardcover boards under dust jackets are also very clean in orange or green matching dust jackets. The dust jacket are good, each is clean with light shelf wear along corners/edges. BUT PLEASE NOTE; there is a scuff to front of each dust jacket where small store sticker removed. Octavo size each or 6" x 9" with approx. 60 pages each.

This set of 4 sketch books feature architecture from Melbourne. Camberwell Sketchbook text by Brian Carroll w drawings by Bill Beasley. The sketches and informative text combine to offer a series of fascinating historical vignettes of the buildings and features of Camberwell and the history behind them.
Old Melbourne Hotels features drawings again by Bill Beasley w text from John Béchervaise. Inside endpapers illustrated w Melbourne Pubs. This book presents the stories of hotels and pubs complemented by the fine detailed sketches.
River Yarra Sketchbook again features drawings by Bill Beasley w text from Brian Carroll. It is the story of the River Yarra from 1803 to the 1970's. Entertaining and informative.
Melbourne Churches and Schools features drawings by Arno Roger-Genersh w text by Brian Carroll. In this book, Carroll tells the story of 17 Melbourne churches accompanied by fine pencil drawings by Roger-Genersh.

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