The Astonishing History of Ballarat. Volume 2. 1856-1883

Author(s): Doug Bradby; Carson Ellis (Illustrator)


'It was the men who first went below the blue rock who made the reputation of Ballarat.''We have shallow sinking, deep sinking, ground sluicing and quartz mining, and we had to learn everything. All this has been taught us by the pick and shovel of the miner. There have been none to help us, and the knowledge we have has been slowly gained and dearly paid for.' 'The miners of Ballarat, have, in a few years, changed a wilderness into a great and important centre of wealth and progress.'It is a wonderful story, worth knowing, worth understanding, and worthy of reflection.The second book in a trilogy exploring Ballarat's astonishing history.Written by Doug Bradby.Illustrated by Carson Ellis.For more information


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General Fields

  • : 9780648227205
  • : Doug Bradby
  • : Doug Bradby
  • : January 2019
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Doug Bradby; Carson Ellis (Illustrator)
  • : Paperback
  • : English