Rosebery, N.S.W. Sungravure, 1957.
Iconic collection of Australian photographs by a number of uncredited photographers with captions written in English, German and Italian, presumably designed to be sent home to friends and relatives abroad. Includes sections on the beach, wine-making in the Hunter Valley, modern suburban homes and native wildlife, among others.
"Some of the men and women who are helping to build the new Australia. Migrant totals in N.S.W. since the war are: British, 101,868; Italian, 33,822; Dutch, 28,035; Polish, 24,887; Baltic States, 11,942; Greeks, 11,059; German and Austrian, 10,197; Russian, 9,494; Yugoslavian, 8,061; Hungarian, 5,428; Czecholslavakian, 3,976."
Quarto, illustrated wrappers, 47 pages, large scale and full pages black and white and colour illustrations throughout, wrappers held together by one staple only, three to four centimetre tear to lower edge affecting all pages, a good copy.