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MY FOURTH TOUR IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA

MY FOURTH TOUR  IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
MY FOURTH TOUR IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
MY FOURTH TOUR IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA - ALBERT F. CALVERT, F.R.G.S. - Illustrated by Walker Hodgson and from Photographs. Facsimile of the 1897 edition. Quarto, boards, frontispiece portrait, illust., pages 351. Large colour map of Western Australian goldfields One of the most magnificent books on the WA goldfields and bush, with hundreds of photographs and sketches. In November 1895 Calvert landed at Albany with his fourteen-year-old brother Leonard and two menservants. He was joined by a journalist, an artist, his private secretary and a mining engineer. They visited Perth and the eastern goldfields, were fĂȘted socially, sailed for Roebourne and, leaving the ailing Leonard at the port, visited the inland diggings. Calvert returned to Roebourne on 4 January 1896 with sunstroke; Leonard died of typhoid on the 11th. Calvert visited Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney before returning to London where he published My Fourth Tour in Western Australia (1897). Click on the thumbnail for full details of this amazing book. Download now (45MB)
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