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Author: BURROWS, WILLIAM.
Title: Adventures of a Mounted Trooper [Victoriana Collection].
Description: [Melbourne, Carlton] Queensberry Hill Press, 1986. Hardback small octavo, full brown leather cover (boards gilt stamped), spine is ribbed (gilt lettering), very good plus condition, brown endpapers, tipped-in sepia (brown-tinted) drawing frontispiece, in cardboard slipcase. 146 pp. (Copy 67 of limited edition of 155 copies. Estimated date, Trove catalogue.) A facsimile of a book published in 1859 (Ferguson 7722). The adventures of a Victorian mounted trooper who arrived in Melbourne in 1852, then went to the goldfields. He becomes a roadmaker, then a mounted trooper inspecting mining licenses. Mentions Geelong steamers, Aborigines, William Buckley, colonial life, and a return voyage to China. ISBN: 0909174466.
Keywords: australian history, travel, australian government, law, police, horses, earth sciences, geology, goldfields, victoria, collectible, collectable, limited edition 0909174466
Price: AUD 100.00 = appr. US$ 69.19 Seller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
- Book number: 17350
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