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The gold-finder of Australia : how he went, how he fared, how he made his fortune

Author: John Sherer
Publisher: London ; Ringwood, Vic. : Penguin Books, 1973.
Series: Penguin colonial facsimiles
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the book, the author described himself on his outset for the colonies as 'a fortuneless young man without a trade'. He landed in Australia early in 1852 with ten thousand of gold-seekers to the colonies during the roaring 1850s. This fascimile edition was illustrated with forty-eight magnificent engravings from authentic sketches taken in the colony. These engravings made by W. A. Nicholls from his own goldfields  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sherer, John, b. 1810.
Gold-finder of Australia.
London ; Ringwood, Vic. : Penguin Books, 1973
(OCoLC)794217123
Named Person: John Sherer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Sherer
ISBN: 0140700315 9780140700312
OCLC Number: 1364179
Notes: Reprint of the 1853 ed. published by Clarke, Beeton, London.
Description: xii, 372 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin colonial facsimiles
Responsibility: edited by John Sherer ; illustrated with forty-eight magnificent engravings from authentic sketches taken in the colony.

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In the book, the author described himself on his outset for the colonies as 'a fortuneless young man without a trade'. He landed in Australia early in 1852 with ten thousand of gold-seekers to the colonies during the roaring 1850s. This fascimile edition was illustrated with forty-eight magnificent engravings from authentic sketches taken in the colony. These engravings made by W. A. Nicholls from his own goldfields observations.

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