Pitman, 1980, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Photographic
VIII, 120 pages, further reading and index. Photographic endpapers, showing an early Victorian gold mine. Black-and-white photographic title page, double page, showing another old Victorian gold mine. The text is illustrated with numerous modern and contemporary black-and-white photographs, contemporary illustrations and the occasional colour photograph. Olive coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Rubbing to the edges of the backstrip and to the book corners. Light shelf wear to the lower book edges. Very light browning to the text block edges. Colour photographic dustwrapper, showing abandoned gold mine, with yellow titles to the front panel and white titles to the backstrip. Rubbing and creasing to the top and bottom dustwrapper edges. Rubbing and marking to the dustwrapper panels. "The last of the great Victorian gold mines has ceased production. Yet, everywhere, is a mounting interest in Victoria's gold industry. There is a new rush, to seek and see, and if possible to preserve the evidence of history that can never be repeated." -- from the front fold over blurb. This is the first Australian edition. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Local History -- Victoria; Mining ; ISBN: 0858966751. ISBN/EAN: 9780858966758. Inventory No: 0106332.