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Author: HOWELL, MRS W. MAY.
Title: Reminiscences of Australia: The Diggings & the Bush.
Description: London W. May Howell, 1869. 1st ed. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, frontispiece portrait engraving (tissue guard), full leather binding (gilt embossed border covers, raised bands spine), rebacked (retaining spine except chipped ends), marbled endpapers & edges, few front & rear pages moderately foxed (minimal spots internally), pages faintly toned, one page corner creased, leather cover scratched (edgewear), minor edgewear. 326 pp. First edition. A self-published novel in three parts about life and travel in New South Wales, including the goldfields (based on personal experiences). Part 1: A Tale of the Diggings, or, Kindness is Power. Part 2: A Tale of the Bush, or, Born to be Hanged. Part 3: A Tale of the City, or, Plentiful as Blackberries.
Keywords: australian fiction, historical fiction, australian history, travel, mining, goldfields, new south wales (nsw), first edition, collectible, collectable
Price: AUD 400.00 = appr. US$ 276.75 Seller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
- Book number: 15099
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