Frank Layton: An Australian Story. G. E. SARGENT.
Frank Layton: An Australian Story.

Frank Layton: An Australian Story.

London: Published at the Leisure Hour Office, circa 1866.

Octavo, frontispiece and five other illustrations; bound in half green morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, top edge gilt.

First separate edition in English of a classic goldfields novel, which appeared "shortly after the discovery of gold in Australia, and was designed by the writer to describe faithfully the 'lights and shadows' of emigrant life in that country at the most eventful period of its history…" (preface by Samuel Mossman). From the collection of Robert Edwards.

First separate edition in English of a classic goldfields novel, which appeared "shortly after the discovery of gold in Australia, and was designed by the writer to describe faithfully the 'lights and shadows' of emigrant life in that country at the most eventful period of its history…" (preface by Samuel Mossman). From the collection of Robert Edwards.

Ferguson, 15452.

Price (AUD): $420.00

US$315.52   Other currencies

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