Australien Natur och Kultur - Studier och Minnen.
Australien Natur och Kultur - Studier och Minnen.

Australien Natur och Kultur - Studier och Minnen.

Stockholm: Hugo Gebers förlag, 1915.

Octavo, with 48 plates and two colour maps, original green cloth with attractive gilt blocked kangaroo motif.

Eucalypts and minerals, gold and sheep

An excellent copy of this generously illustrated survey of Australia's agriculture and natural resources by the long-serving secretary of the Swedish Society for Anthropology and Geography.

An excellent copy of this generously illustrated survey of Australia's agriculture and natural resources by the long-serving secretary of the Swedish Society for Anthropology and Geography.

The work includes detailed sections with photographic plates on forestry in Australia and the qualities of eucalyptus timber, the squatters and their role in the pastoral industry, minerals and gold including plates of Broken Hill and the Mount Morgan mine south of Rockhampton in Queensland. Of special interest are plates illustrating gold prospecting and nuggets; the work also contains five plates of merino flocks, shearing sheds and wool in storage for export.

Price (AUD): $175.00  other currencies     Ref: #3910388

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