Train, George Francis,: A Yankee Merchant in Gold Rush Australia; The Letters of George Francis Train 1853-55
Book Number: 0100766
William Heinemann, Melbourne, 1970. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. XXX, 206 pp., last two blank, acknowledgements, preface by E. Daniel and Annette Potts, an introductory sketch of George Francis Train, index. Buff coloured endpapers. Black and white photographic frontispiece, showing George Francis Train. Maroon coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Corners of the book are slightly rubbed and there is minor shelf wear to the bottom edges of book. Some dust marks and spots to top of paper edge. Previous owners name on the ffep. Illustrated dustwrapper, showing unloading at a dock in early Melbourne, with pale brown coloured background with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Dustwrapper is rubbed and faded, fading particularly noticeable on spine. There is a tear on the top edge of the dustwrapper on front panel measuring 0.5 ". Grubby marks to the back panel. A view on the Victorian gold rush of the 1850's, related in 47 letters by American merchant George Francis Train. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Letters ; 19th Century ; Mining ; Australia; ISBN: 0855610107. ISBN/EAN: 9780855610104. Inventory No: 0100766.