Diamonds in Australia
The Fields and the Prospectors
by Leo Chapman
Bay Books, 1980, [First Edition], ISBN 0858353881, colour photographic plates, black and white photographs, illustrations in text, colour photographic frontispiece, paperback
Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, no inscriptions (see photographs)
“In 23 years in Australian journalism he has experienced the property boom of 1960, the nickel boom of a decade later and safety predicts that the law of gravity will also apply to the diamond share boom.
Chapman began as a cadet reporter on the Courier-Mail, Brisbane; has also worked for Australian Associated Press; the Herald, Melbourne; the Sunday Australian and Sunday Telegraph; and has been finance editor of the Canberra Times and finance correspondent of the ABC. In between times he has also worked in the research departments of J. B. Were and Son and A. C. Goode & Co., members of the Stock Exchange of Melbourne.”