London: F. Tarrant and Company, . Wraps. Older juvenile fiction, of young English man's quest for fortune in Australia. With much gold mining content (Mount Morgan Mine). Many amusing examples of period Australian slang: "The goldfields after the dust storm, was a sight never to be forgotten ... the miners rushing to the hotel for drink to wash out, as they said, their eyes and nose and mouth, after this 'willy willy' or 'cock-eyed Bob' dust storm (p142).
8vo, 175pp, 18 illustrations. Stiff paper wrappers, title in red. Corners bumped, bottom of spine with small tear, otherwise very good condition. Trove 6280159. Good + condition. Item #24655