Banking Under Difficulties or Life on the Goldfields of Victoria, New South Wales & New Zealand. By a Bank Official.

By: [Preshaw, George Ogilvy]

Price: NZ$56.70

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Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


No signatures. Trace of sticker residue on corner of front panel of dustjacket. No tears to dustjacket. Dustjacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; A facsimile reprint of the 1888 first edition. xii, 179, [1] pages. Blue papered boards. Page dimensions: 213 x 137mm. Contents: Arrival in 1852 - Funeral at Williamstown - To and from Brighton - Canvastown, Ragfair; Start for the Diggings - Camping Out - First Sabbath in the Bush - Mistaken Capture of Bushranger - Luckly Digger "Shouts"; Preshaw's Flat - Campbell's Creek - Fined for not having a License - Eye Water - Gold Discovery at Mount Alexander; First Clergymen on the Diggings - Bishop Perry and Others - "Dreams go by Contraries" - Burglar Shot; Discovery of Forest Creek and Bendigo; Campbell's Creek - Turn Gold Digger - Gold License - License Hunting; Riots at Ballarat; Diseases on the Diggings - The Castlemaine Hospital - Early Days of Castlemaine - Join a Bank [...] [Bibliographical reference: c.f. Bagnall 4691: "Vivid stories of dangerous river travelling, the exacting vigilance of his duties as a gold buyer, hold-ups, his dealings with leaders of the gold-rush days [...] A classic in the literature of both countries."]; 8vo

Title: Banking Under Difficulties or Life on the Goldfields of Victoria, New South Wales & New Zealand. By a Bank Official.

Author Name: [Preshaw, George Ogilvy]

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Christchurch, Capper Press: (1971)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 16077