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Gold-Dust and Ashes. The Romantic Story of the New Guinea Goldfields

Gold-Dust and Ashes. The Romantic Story of the New Guinea Goldfields

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Gold-Dust and Ashes. The Romantic Story of the New Guinea Goldfields

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Sydney, 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Sydney, 1933 [first edition]. Octavo, x, 285, [1] (colophon), 26 (publisher's catalogue) pages with an illustration plus 35 plates and 2 maps on the front endpaper. Orange cloth lettered and ruled in black; spine a little sunned and slightly frayed at the ends; joints rubbed, with minimal wear in one tiny spot; an excellent copy. The book is based on the life of Cecil John Levien (1874-1932), district officer and mining promoter (see the 'Australian Dictionary of Biography').

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Bookseller
Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers AU (AU)
Bookseller's Inventory #
106882
Title
Gold-Dust and Ashes. The Romantic Story of the New Guinea Goldfields
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
Sydney
Date Published
1933

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About Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers

The business was established in Adelaide in March 1976 and is a longstanding member of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Antiquarian Booksellers (ANZAAB) and the Australian Antique Dealers Association (AADA). A large out-of-print and antiquarian stock is maintained at our retail outlet in the centre of Adelaide; mail-order catalogues of our specializations are issued and a representative selection of our stock is online.

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octavo
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spine
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First Edition
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sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight. Very strong fluorescent light can cause slight... [More]
Cloth
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