Voyage aux pays Aurifères Afrique, Mexique, Californie, Perou, Chili, Nouvelle-Caledonie, Australie, Russie…. A. C. de LA CARRIERES.
Voyage aux pays Aurifères Afrique, Mexique, Californie, Perou, Chili, Nouvelle-Caledonie, Australie, Russie…
Voyage aux pays Aurifères Afrique, Mexique, Californie, Perou, Chili, Nouvelle-Caledonie, Australie, Russie…
Voyage aux pays Aurifères Afrique, Mexique, Californie, Perou, Chili, Nouvelle-Caledonie, Australie, Russie…

Voyage aux pays Aurifères Afrique, Mexique, Californie, Perou, Chili, Nouvelle-Caledonie, Australie, Russie…
Voyage aux pays Aurifères Afrique, Mexique, Californie, Perou, Chili, Nouvelle-Caledonie, Australie, Russie…

Paris: A. Courcier, 1855.

Tall octavo, 12 tinted lithographs, and numerous woodcut vignettes; in quarter red crushed morocco with gilt lettering.

Around the world in search of gold

A very scarce goldfields book, with a fine series of lithograph plates, in an attractive binding.

A very scarce goldfields book, with a fine series of lithograph plates, in an attractive binding.
This is a fictional voyage to the goldfields of the world, based on facts derived from contemporary travel accounts. The chapter on Australia, which includes one full-page lithograph depicting two bedraggled diggers at an Australian mining camp; and information on Bathurst, Ophir, nuggets from Turon, a mining camp, and Chinese immigration.
Ferguson records only his own and the National Library copies.

Ferguson 7977, Sabin 38450.

Price (AUD): $1,700.00  other currencies     Ref: #4307518

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