Spencer: The Gold Seeker

Crumpton, E.W.

Published by Batyprint New Zealand Limited, 1979
ISBN 10: 0473000342 / ISBN 13: 9780473000349
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Title: Spencer: The Gold Seeker
Publisher: Batyprint New Zealand Limited
Publication Date: 1979
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good

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Crumpton E W
Published by Batyprint, Christchurch (1979)
ISBN 10: 0473000342 ISBN 13: 9780473000349
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Book Description Batyprint, Christchurch, 1979. Hard Cover. Condition: G+. Dust Jacket Condition: G+. Photos, Maps (illustrator). 1st. This two-part biography of pioneering on the West Coast of NZ's South Island in the 1860s era of the gold rushes that attracted many miners and prospectors from the diggings of America and Australia. Henry Spencer, the "gold seeker" of this book arrived from the latter after he abandoned his studies as a medical student in Melbourne Part one revolves around Henry Spencer and his experiences on the gold fields. The second relates to Spencer's daughter Lizzy, born in a hut on the diggings. She later married Albert Crumpton and was the author's mother. Eric Crumpton compiled this excellent account of life on the fields, of pioneering.with its privations, lonliness. challenges, succeses and inevitable "characters":, from various accounts, old lertters, and from stories related to him by his mother over many years. and recorded (in note form) at the time, and also from the recollections of other old-timers. In his introductory notes the author says he is not a "professional writer" and while that may be so, his story is refreshingly simple while presenting a convincing setting for the pioneering time being recounted. Printed the by Batyprint at Christchurch, first edition of 1979, 193 pages. This is an ex-library copy. Off-white hard covers are G+ with gilt spine titles, small area discoloured at lower edge rear board, also severar tape marks upper/lower edges, tape reinforcing to e/paper gutters, issue sheet, card pocket, library codes label and library stamp on FFEP, small library stamp top corner half title/with tape reinforcing to gutter, ink E W Crumpton signature low on title page, library codes stamp on title page verso, library stamp top corner preface page and repeated several times through text block at top edge right hand page, two ink numerals/name to RFEP.Otherwise the text block is VG with few marke and creases to few corners. Illustrations include frontis and 18 contemporary photos (all sepia tone), two maps (route to the diggings and the West Coast)., one b/w drawing, Photo montage DJ is G+, plastic protected and taped to front and rear pastedowns.This book has become scarce. Size: 22.5cm By 14.5cm. By Author. Seller Inventory # 004628

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Crumpton,E.W.
Published by The Author, New Zealand (1979)
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Book Description The Author, New Zealand, 1979. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. d/j some top edge wear-name cut from top of front fly. Seller Inventory # 37937

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Book Description The Author, New Zealand, 1979. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. d/j slight top edge wear. Seller Inventory # 37318

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