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Broken Hill Volume 1 1883-1893 by R. H. B. Kearns

Broken Hill Volume 1 1883-1893 by R. H. B. Kearns

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Broken Hill

Volume 1 1883-1893

Discovery and Development

by R. H. B. Kearns

Broken Hill Historical Society, 1980, ISBN 0959949550,  black and white photographs in text, illustrated inside covers (maps), staple bound paperback

Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, a little rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, minor discolouration, no inscriptions (see photographs)

“The discovery of the Broken Hill orebody by a German-born boundary rider in 1883 triggered off a series of events which were to have a far-reaching effect on the Australian economy.  The injection into the economic system of the proceeds of this valuable natural resource was to be the first major step in the transformation of Australia from a country long dependent upon the primary products of wheat and wool, to its present position as a nation strong in secondary industries.”

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