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Banking under Difficulties or Life on the Goldfields by  G. O Preshaw - Hardcover - 1971 - from Back of Beyond Books, ABAA and

Banking under Difficulties or Life on the Goldfields

by Preshaw, G. O

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket

Christchurch, New Zealand: Capper Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1971. Hardcover. Blue buckram boards with red type on spine. Off-white dust jacket with blue illustration and black text on front and spine. Clean text block; light toning to pages. Light toning to spine and some soiling to top edge. Dust jacket is scuffed and toned and shows some light foxing on inside flaps. Binding is tight. Small sticker for Bourne's Bookshop Tauranga on front endpaper. Originally published in 1888, this book is packed with anecdotes and amusing comments to delight readers interested in authentic reporting of life on the goldfields and the part they played in the development of Australasia. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 179 pp .

  • Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 015543
  • Title: Banking under Difficulties or Life on the Goldfields
  • Author: Preshaw, G. O
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good in Good dust jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Capper Press
  • Place: Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Date published: 1971
  • Keywords: MINING, Australia, Australasia, New Zealand, Gold Mining, History
  • Bookseller catalogs: Mining;


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