Gold, Graves and Glory 1850-1880
by Jackie French
Illustrations and cartoons by Peter Sheehan
'Fair Dinkum Histories'
Scholastic Press, 2007, ISBN 9781865049731, black and white illustrations throughout text, paperback
Very Good Condition, minor edge and shelf wear, ex-library with cancelled stamp on half-title page and stickers inside back cover, contact covered with sticker on spine (see photographs)
"There's gold down there!
For 60,000 years the rest of the world had pretty much left Australia and its Aboriginal nations alone. then it became a home for Britain's criminals and poor. Now a con man had found gold and suddenly everyone was heading to Australia: adventurers, revolutionaries, camels ... Australia would never be the same.
Join the heroes and villains of the past as they hunt for nuggets, struggle across unknown deserts and triumph in one of the greatest engineering marvels the world has ever seen, int eh next action-packed instalment of the Fair Dinkum Histories!"