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

By: Idriess, Ion L.

Price: NZ$101.25

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Moderate fading and foxing to spine. Some foxing to page edges. Some pencil underlining. Lacking the dust-jacket, but otherwise quite a nice copy of the first edition. ; First printing. x, 285, [1] pages + 26 pages advertisements + frontispiece + 16 plate leaves + maps on front endpaper. The list of illustrations lists the frontispiece and 35 other illustrations, but some of the illustrations in this list actually have more than one illustration while only appearing in the list once (e.g. there are 3 illustrations on the plate leaf facing page 22), while for other plate leaves each illustration on that leaf is listed; also one illustration in the list is not on a plate leaf but is on a leaf within the pagination (Miner's Right, page 6). Orange cloth boards with black lettering and rule on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 185 x 122mm.

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

Author Name: Idriess, Ion L.

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Sydney, Angus and Robertson: (1933)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 21693