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Opal : The Gem of the Never Never

Wollaston, T C.

Published by Thomas Murby & Co., London, England, 1924
Condition: Collectible-Very Good Hardcover
From Barry Cassidy Rare Books (Sacramento, CA, U.S.A.)

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ix, 164 pages; illustrations, map; dark brown cloth binding, gilt lettering (5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inch). T.C. Wollaston (1863-1931) was an Australian miner and gem (opal) dealer who was the leading advocate of Opals in the world. "To accompany his display of Opals at the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley, London he wrote this semi-autobiographical 'Opal'. Contents: I: Australia's National Gem; II: On the Trail of the Opal; III: Sketches of Opal Field Characters. Very good clean copy. Bookseller Inventory # 14739

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Title: Opal : The Gem of the Never Never

Publisher: Thomas Murby & Co., London, England

Publication Date: 1924

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Collectible-Very Good

Edition: First Edition

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