This hard-cover book, "Our Invited Guests An Official Directory of the guests invited to Melbourne May 9th 1901 For the Opening of The First Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia", was printed by D.W. Paterson of Collins Street, Melbourne in 1901. It contains a number of images including photographs of the opening ceremony, and copies of invitations to receptions and events. Lists of invited dignitaries are arranged alphabetically by State. The Advance Australia Arms with the words 'Advance Australia' are embossed in gold on the front cover.

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Hard-covered blue book with gold lettering, containing 62 pages. Interior borders and headings are decorated with flowers, scrolls and banners.

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