The Mines of South Australia, Including Also an Account of the Smelting Works in That Colony Together with a Brief Description of the Country, and Incidents of Travel in the Bush

By: Austin, J[ohn]. B[aptist]

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Book Condition: Very Good


Australian Facsimile Editions, No. 48; 109 & [19, ads] pages; A facsimile, issued in 1968 of the original 1863 edition [Adelaide: C. Platts, E.S. Wigg, G. Dehane, J. Howell, W.C. Rigby, G. Mullett, 1863]. Original tan cloth, grained to resemble leather, title lettered in gilt along the spine. One leaf with a 1968 title page, stating that this reprint was a reproduction from a copy held in the State Library of South Australia. This title was part of a series: "Australiana facsimile editions, no. 48." Following the modern title page, there were printed wrappers on red paper stock (including ads on the rear wrapper). The facsimile includes 19 pages of original ads at the rear, and a folding map depicting the various mines of the region. This copy has the Surplus-Duplicate stamp of the Library of Congress on the front free endpaper, and remnants of a card pocket mounted to the rear free endpaper -- no other library marks. There is some discoloration to the edges of the front and rear paste-downs, from the glue used in the binding. (WIth the binder's ticket of F. W. Cheshire, Canberra).

Title: The Mines of South Australia, Including Also an Account of the Smelting Works in That Colony Together with a Brief Description of the Country, and Incidents of Travel in the Bush

Author Name: Austin, J[ohn]. B[aptist]

Categories: Economics and Business,

Edition: Facsimile

Publisher: Adelaide, Libraries Board of South Australia: 1968

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo

Seller ID: 40550

Keywords: Mining South Australia Adelaide Mines and mineral resources