Gold Fleet for California. 49ers from Australia & New Zealand.


Author: Charles Bateson
Publisher: Ure Smith, 1963, Sydney.
Illustrated with b/w plates.  
When in 1848 gold was found in California, a rush began that in two years had drawn a quarter of a million people from all round the globe - the greatest migration since the Crusades.
7,000 Australians and New Zealanders responded to the lure.  Few of these Forty-Niners struck it rich; most were glad to earn the price of a ticket home, where, in 1851, Australia itself became the new El Dorado. 
Hard cover, dust jacket. Good condition. Edges uncut. 
Postage $14.50 within Australia
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Item No. BKS021

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