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Proceedings of the Royal Colonial Institute Volume XXII

Edited by J.S. O'Halloran the Royal Colonial Institute's first salaried librarian.

Author: Various Authors

Publisher: The Institute

Publisher's Location: Northumberland Avenue, London W.C.

Publication Date: 1891


J S O'Halloran:  Volume XXII, 1890-91, The Institute, Northumberland Avenue London W.C. 1891. First Edition.
Dark blue cloth hardcover with gold and blank impressing. Engraved frontispiece of the institute building. One fold-out map ( Map of British Trade Routes ).

22 cm. Octavo (standard book size). 459 pages.

In this year, 1890/1891, the reports included in Royal Colonial Institute consisted of:

British East Africa by George S Mackenzie, Esq.

Aboriginals of Austrailia by Edward Greville, Esq.

Agricultural and Technical Education in the Colonies by Henry F Moore

Australia as I saw it by The Right Honorable Lord Carrington

Canada by The Right Honorable the Earl of Aberdeen

Australasian Defense by Major General Sir J Beven Edwards (includes fold out map)

The Colony of the Leeward Islands by D Morris

Inter British Trade and It's Influence on the Unity of the Empire by C. E. Howard Vincent, Esq.

Matabeleland and Mashonaland by Rev. Frank H Surridge (Modern day Zimbab

The editor of this edition, J.S. O'Halloran, was the Royal Colonial Institute's first salaried librarian.

The Royal Colonial Institute was created: "to provide a meeting place for gentlemen interested in colonial and Indian affairs; to establish a reading room and a library, in which recent and authentic intelligence upon colonial subjects may be constantly available, and a museum for the collection and exhibition of colonial productions; to afford opportunities for reading papers, and for holding discussions upon colonial subjects generally".


Original blue cloth with blind and gilt decorated boards. No Dust Jacket (as issued). Some shelf wear, bumped corners and rear board is lightly stained.

Gilt is bright and clean. Some minor rubbing stains to front and back boards. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact.

22 cm. Octavo (standard book size). 459 pages with engraved frontispiece of the institute building, protective tissue paper still in place and intact nd a fold out map (British Trade Routes). Map is fully attached with no tears.

All pages tight to the spine. Text body is clean and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting except for pen entry (Coolringdon) on FFEP. No noticable foxing. A small stain on page edge, but does not affect pages themselves.

Quantity Available: 1.  Category: Indigenous Cultures; Australiana; Australia; 19th century; ISBN: No ISBN. Inventory No: 50001.


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Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams.


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