Title:The Golden Reefs - An Account of the Great Days of Quartz Mining at Reefton, Waiuta and the Lyell
Nikau Press, Nelson, 1992. Second edition. Brown hard cover with gilt titles on spine. Boards are clean and bright. Contents tight and clean with no inscriptions. 462pp. Dust jacket is very tidy with just minor edge-wear. This book describes the period of European discovery, the important mining ventures at Waiuta, Boatman's, Larry's Creek, The Lyell and Crushington and the fluctuating fortunes of the mines in the region.
Second hand Hardback