By: Anderson, Hugh (Edited by)
North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2018
Edition: 1st Paperback Edition
Seller ID: ID306255
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Mint condition in pictorial laminated boards. Issued without dustjacket. A new copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 345 pages The Victorian gold rushes attracted punctilious worthies and sharp operators, but rarely were these characters fused as in the personality of Joseph Anderson Panton, high-minded pillar of society as well as scourge of poor miners and political foes. Panton's previously unpublished memoirs trace vividly his strange career as itinerant dignitary, severe commissioner and magistrate, vigneron, pastoralist and painter, reveali... View More...