A fool's gold?: William Tipple Smith's challenge to the Hargraves myth

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9780701619831: A fool's gold?: William Tipple Smith's challenge to the Hargraves myth
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Published by The Jacaranda Press, NSW (1986)
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Book Description Milton QLD Jacaranda Press, 1986. Fine First Edition hardcover in VG+ d/j. Large octavo, 170pp. Seller Inventory # 6979

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Book Description The Jacaranda Press, Australia, 1986. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Inscribed by Author. Minor marks and edgewear to jacket and boards. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Edges slightly browned / foxed. Inscribed by Author. ISBN: 070161983X. ISBN/EAN: 9780701619831. ## For Tracked shipping on orders leaving Australia, select PRIORITY option at checkout. Seller Inventory # 24069

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Book Description Jacaranda Press, Brisbane, 1986. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. xiv, 170pp, index, references, notes, appendices, bw ills, maps. Or blue cloth in jacket. Gift note on fromt free endpaper, slight edge wear to jacket, a little foxing to page edges. Puts an end to the myth that Hargraves was the discoverer of gold in Australia. In 1847 mineralogist William Tipple Smith discovered payable gold in rugged hill country near Bathurst NSW and reported his find to the government. The government and Hargraves were so efficient in the destruction of Smith that the true story has remained untold for almost 140 years. Well illustrated and a valuable reference to early gold discoveries in NSW. Size: 4to. Seller Inventory # 038368

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Book Description Jacaranda Press, Australia., 1986. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Signed on title page by Author and also on 1st fly leaf with inscription dated 1987. Author. Seller Inventory # 057871

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Silver, Lynette Ramsay.
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Book Description Jacaranda Press, Brisbane, 1986. Hard Cover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. xiv, 170pp, index, references, notes, appendices, bw ills, maps. Or blue cloth in jacket. Puts an end to the myth that Hargraves was the discoverer of gold in Australia. In 1847 mineralogist William Tipple Smith discovered payable gold in rugged hill country near Bathurst NSW and reported his find to the government. The government and Hargraves were so efficient in the destruction of Smith that the true story has remained untold for almost 140 years. Well illustrated and a valuable reference to early gold discoveries in NSW. Size: 4to. Seller Inventory # 021239

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Book Description Jacaranda Press, The, Milton, Australia, 1986. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 550gms, 170 pages, yellow coloured endpapers. The large number of illustrations and a comprehensive document appendix make A Fool's Gold a valuable reference work on the history of early gold discoveries in New South Wales. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Book is inscribed to previous owner by author on title page. For some reason the author's name has been covered over with blue texta but is still visible. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # HISAUS597

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Book Description The Jacaranda Press, QLD, 1986. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Inscribed by Author. Size: 9"-10" Tall. Minor wear to jacket edges. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Australian History; Inscribed by Author. ISBN: 070161983X. ISBN/EAN: 9780701619831. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 38799. Seller Inventory # 38799

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Book Description Jacaranda Press, Queensland,Australia, 1986. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Covers the history of the early gold discoveries in New South Wales, and an attempt to clear the name of an innocent man who for one hundred and forty years has had his story covered up by the government wishing to proclaim Edward Hargraves the true discoverer of gold on the goldfields. BOOK DETAILS:The contents are clean, tight and sound throughout.The boards are clean and unmarked, with only minimal wear.The lettering on the spine is clear and bright. The dust wrapper is not price clipped and shows only minor shelf-wear. No age-toned pages. No signs of previous ownership (no previous ownership inscriptions). Book has appearance of only minimal use. A very attractive/desirable copy.***Signed by the author with a personal inscription.*** Illustrated. 170pp. (incl. index). The unpacked weight of this book is approx. 585gms. (Please note: books that weigh over 1kg. (1000g) when packed will automatically exceed the quoted postage rate to overseas destinations). This BOOK IS IN STOCK and READY TO MAIL NOW. Your book when ordered will be securely packed and promptly dispatched by The Book Collector (Established: 1993). ***Prompt professional service - satisfaction guaranteed.*** Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 11776

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