The Marcus Clarke Memorial Volume, containing Selections from the Writings of Marcus Clarke, together with Lord Rosebery's Letter, etc., and a Biography of the Deceased Author
Melbourne, Cameron, Laing, 1884.
Octavo, xii, 13-322, [16, advertisements] pages with an original photographic portrait frontispiece (an albumen paper photograph, 88 x 55 mm, with the photographer Batchelder's name clearly visible within the image).
Full maroon morocco, attractively decorated in gilt, all edges gilt; extremities rubbed; an excellent copy.
With the nameplate of Queensland author Brian S. Donaghey on the front pastedown, the bookplate of Walter Stone on the verso of the front flyleaf and a six-line inscription from Donaghey to Stone in 1964 on the initial blank. Holden 29 records only maroon cloth boards (and the portrait, illustrated at page 99, does not show the photographer's name).