THE DIGGINGS, THE BUSH, AND MELBOURNE;. James Armour.
THE DIGGINGS, THE BUSH, AND MELBOURNE;
THE DIGGINGS, THE BUSH, AND MELBOURNE;

THE DIGGINGS, THE BUSH, AND MELBOURNE;

or, reminiscences of three years' wanderings in Victoria. Pp. [iv]+53+iii(appendix); bound in later (but not recent) qr. navy calf, spine lettered in gilt, navy cloth boards, corners a trifle rubbed, the upper board slightly bubbled; with the original printed green glazed paper wrappers bound in, wrapper edges slightly faded, upper wrapper faintly creased; later endpapers, the free endpapers offset, a little light foxing; G. D. Mackellar, Glasgow, 1864. First edition, variant wrappers. F.6119 (calling for pink or blue paper wrappers). *From the library of Australian book collection W. R. Griffiths, with his bookplate on the upper pastedown. James Armour arrived in Melbourne in September 1852, and went straight to the goldfields. Published after his return to Scotland, his book describes life at the Bendigo and Avoca diggings, and life in Melbourne in the mid 1850s. Item #143742

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