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IDRIESS, Ion L.

Gold-Dust and Ashes....

The Romantic Story of the New Guinea Goldfields.

Availability: In stock

Published: Sydney Angus & Robertson, 1933

Stock Code: 129270

£375
signed
OR On display in 100 Fulham Road

Notes

First edition, first impression, signed and dated by the author on the title page in the year of publication. Ion Llewellyn Idriess (1880-1979) was a prolific Australian author. The present work covers the history of gold mining in the New Guinea region, including under German occupation and after transfer to Australian governorship.

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Description

Octavo. Original orange cloth, spine and front cover lettered and ruled in black, map front endpapers.

Illustrations

With black and white frontispiece and 35 illustrations.

Condition

Gift inscription dated 1948 to half-title. Cloth soiled, contents a little toned. A good copy.

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