Opal : The Gem of the Never Never

By: Wollaston, T C.

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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.

Title: Opal : The Gem of the Never Never

Author Name: Wollaston, T C.

Categories: Foreign Lands, Science and Technology,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, England, Thomas Murby & Co.: 1924

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 14739

Keywords: AUSTRALIA GEMS OPAL BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION DK-217