Book Description

Fifth edition. Publishers' complimentary copy stamp on title page. 8vo (190 x 130mm), large foldout coloured map of Western Australia at end, photographic illustrations and sketches by the author throughout. Index.
Dealer Notes
Julius Mendes Price (1857-1924) explorer, traveller, journalist and caricaturist for Vanity Fair, war artist and correspondent for the Illustrated London News. An eyewitness account of bush life and gold mining in the Eastern and Murchison goldfields, profusely illustrated with photos and sketches by the author who describes the settlements, conditions and mining operations at Coolgardie and Kalgoorlie. He travelled also by camel to the lesser-known areas of Great Fingal, Mount Margaret and Menzies.
Author Julius M. Price
Date 1896
Binding Publisher's dec. 'gold' cloth designed by J.M. Price
Publisher London: Sampson Low Marston & Co.
Illustrator Julius M. Price; A. Bassano (photo. port.)
Condition Binding dulled, slight glass stain to fr. cover, some edge wear, bookplate, neat ownership inscr., nearly invisible small repair to large foldout map, light aureole to front. port. but still a very acceptable copy.
Pages pp. xix, 204,

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