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|Title:||THE GOLDEN COBWEB: A saga of the Otago Goldfields, 1861-64|
|Author(s):||GLASSON, H A|
|Category:||New Zealand - General|
|New / Used:||Used|
|Book Type:||Small Hardcover|
|Published By:||Otago Daily Times|
|Edition:||3rd edition 1959|
|Size (mm):||140 w x 215 h x 18 d|
Excellent original condition, printed board hard covers (no dust jacket), wear on board covers and spine, a few pen lines on front end paper map, pages clean with some marks. Images depict all need to know detail.
The story of the miners who from 1861 - 1864 traveled to the Otago goldfields in search of gold. They navigated mountains, rivers and plains and this is where nature spun her golden web. This book tells of the many tales and tragedies during this period and the lives and deaths of miners through flood, fighting, the cold and drowning.
Illustrated throughout with monochrome images.
Maps inside front and rear endpapers.
Nice collectable book on New Zealand history that is increasingly scarce.