Victoria and the Australian Gold Mines in 1857: With Notes on the Overland Route from Australia, Via Suez (1857) William Westgarth

ISBN: 9781120101228

Published: August 1st 2009

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508 pages


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Victoria and the Australian Gold Mines in 1857: With Notes on the Overland Route from Australia, Via Suez (1857)  by  William Westgarth

Victoria and the Australian Gold Mines in 1857: With Notes on the Overland Route from Australia, Via Suez (1857) by William Westgarth
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Excerpt from Victoria and the Australian Gold Mines in 1857: With Notes on the Overland Route From Australia, Via SuezIn this work upon Victoria and its gold-fields, I have endeavoured to avoid any reference to the past of the colony, further thanMoreExcerpt from Victoria and the Australian Gold Mines in 1857: With Notes on the Overland Route From Australia, Via SuezIn this work upon Victoria and its gold-fields, I have endeavoured to avoid any reference to the past of the colony, further than what seemed necessary to illustrate the present and suggest the future.

To a commercial people the chief attractions of colonies are the events of the last season and the prices current of the last mail.And yet Victoria has a history, notwithstanding that the interest in it may still centre in the handful only of her own people. Some of the earliest colonists, - a sort of antediluvians who are able to look back even to the year 1835, - are still to be met with They are hurrying through bustling etreats, where, a score of years before, their sheep and cattle cropped the natural grass.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.

Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.



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