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SARGENT (G.E.)
AUSTRALIAN GOLD RUSH FICTION.
SARGENT (G.E.) Frank Layton  An Australian Story, with an introduction by Samuel Mossman,   [1866]
frontis. and 5 plates, 286 pp.cr. 8vo, hf. leather, original boards, rebacked,
This story first appeared in serial form in "The Leisure Hour". The Australian Gold Rush of 1851 inspired many areas of the Arts from Baxter Prints, Popular Ballads to street literature. The idea of getting rich quickly and its attendant problems, excercised the mind of Victorian Britain.
£95.00   
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Australia

Stock ref: 10287




 
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