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Author: David R Kirkby MBE FJMA FJCA AASA, Compiled by; Shire Clerk to Sutherland Council 1929-1963 - covering in detail the first 50 years 1906-1956
Publisher: Publicity Aid for the Sutherland Shire Council, Sydney, 1970, FIRST EDITION as STATED, hardcover large 8vo with dj, 155 pages, including several appendices.
Condition:Tan cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, some rubbing to spine, corners & covers, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD MINUS DUSTJACKET with rubbing, small tears & edgewear in a clear plastic protective cover.
Description: Published to mark 50 years, from 1906, of Sutherland Shire on Sydney's Botany Bay, the actual publication date also commemorated 200 years since Captain Cook landed in the Bay in 1770 and 18 years later the First Fleet carrying convicts from Britain.