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Author: HOLTHOUSE, HECTOR.
Title: River of Gold: The Wild Days of the Palmer River Gold Rush.
Description: Sydney Angus & Robertson, 1999. Reprint ed. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, maps, minimal edgewear. 217 pp. The wild days of the Palmer River gold rush (Cape York, Queensland) were seven years in the 1870s, during which 35,000 diggers sought their fortune. Amazing variety of characters: cannibal blacks, pig-tailed Chinamen, lynch-law hangings, gambling dens, shanty towns, murders, grog-shops, and Italian opera singers. Originally published in 1967. ISBN: 0207187789.
Keywords: australian history, earth sciences, geology, gold rushes, criminology, queensland, cape york peninsula, palmer river 0207187789
Price: AUD 12.00 = appr. US$ 8.30 Seller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
- Book number: 15357
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