Lettres d’un mineur en Australie par Antoine Fauchery

Antoine Fauchery wrote one of the best Victorian goldfield accounts.  As indicated by the bookplate, he donated this first edition copy of his work to the Melbourne Public Library, later to become the State Library of Victoria.

The Library also holds two copies of a 1965 translation of this work by A.R. Chisholm, Letters from a miner in Australia.


Antoine Fauchery, Lettres d'un mineur en Australie par Antoine Fauchery ; précédées d'une lettre de Théodore de Banville. Paris, Poulet-Malassis et de Broise, 1857.


Accession number: RARELT 919.4503 F 27


From the State Library of Victoria's Rare Book Collection.


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Antoine Fauchery