# 5262

MENSCH, G.

[GOLD RUSH; BUSHRANGERS] Die Goldgräber ; oder in den Goldminen und unter den Buschkleppern

$350.00 AUD

und Wilden Australiens : Natur- und Culturbilder aus dem fünften Weltheil. Leipzig : F.M. Gebhardt’s Verlag, [1878?]. First edition. Octavo, publisher’s pictorial boards (corners bumped) with red cloth spine, pp 276, [4] colour plates, scattered foxing, a sound copy. Text in German Fraktur.

Based on the writer’s experiences on the Central Victorian goldfields, with accounts of gold mining around Ballarat and Creswick, Aboriginal customs and stories of bushrangers.

Copies are recorded in three Australian collections (State Library of New South Wales; National Library of Australia; State Library of Victoria).