Lang's Australian Emigrant's manual

Within only a year or two of the gold fields being opened, guides like this were being produced.  The author gives good advice to his readers about just how difficult the gold-digger's life can be.


The Australian emigrant's manual, or, A guide to the gold colonies of New South Wales and Port Phillip  by John Dunmore Lang. London : Partridge and Oakey, 1852.



Accession number: MC 919.4 L25A (2)


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