The History of Gold Discovery in Victoria
1970 First Edition. SCARCE. Unverified signature of author on title page.
Publisher - The Hawthorne Press, Melbourne.
Cover is hard bound in grey cloth. Spine ends lightly bumped, otherwise good condition.
Dust Jacket is present. Not price clipped. Two tears on front and back repaired with cellotape. Some fading.
End Papers are intact, with a map of the Western Half of Victoria on the front and the Eastern Half on the rear.
Preliminaries – Table of Contents; List of Ilustrations and Maps; Preface; Abbreviations.
Main Text Body - 495 Pages. Fine and clean. Illustrated.
End Matters – Biographical Index; General Index.
Edges are even and unworn.
Spine is tight with no gutter damage. Gilt lettering.
Page Structure is sound with no missing pages.
This book tells, for the first time, the authentic, complete and detailed story of the gold discoveries in Victoria in the period 1841-1906. Supplemented with official Gold Commisioner's and Wardens' reports, contemporary newspaper accounts, memoirs and detailed survey maps.
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