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Author Name    Wollaston, T C.

Title   Opal : The Gem of the Never Never

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Collectible-Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   London, England Thomas Murby & Co. 1924

Seller ID   14739

ix, 164 pages; illustrations, map; dark brown cloth binding, gilt lettering (5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inch). T.C. Wollaston (1863-1931) was an Australian miner and gem (opal) dealer who was the leading advocate of Opals in the world. "To accompany his display of Opals at the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley, London he wrote this semi-autobiographical 'Opal'. Contents: I: Australia's National Gem; II: On the Trail of the Opal; III: Sketches of Opal Field Characters. Very good clean copy.

AUSTRALIA GEMS OPAL BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION DK-217

Price = 275.00 USD


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