Author: Grahame Sydney. In 1862 the barren Interior of Otago, New Zealand was largely unknown, and was home to a small number of newly-settled pastoralists. However when two prospectors announced they had struck gold, this sparse, inhospitable region became magnet to tens of thousands of hopeful men.Using several surviving diaries of gold prospectors, ‘Promised Land’ is a comprehensive and graphic account of the story of the discovery of gold and what we now call ‘Central Otago’. Published 2009. SORRY SOLD OUT.
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Grahame Sydney’s Central Otago
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Grahame Sydney Paintings: 1974 – 2014. This 304 page hardback (in slipcase) features over 200 paintings and covers Grahame’s 40 year career as a full-time artist. SORRY, 2ND EDITION SOLD OUT.
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In 1995 the work of three Southern mates, artist Grahame Sydney, fiction writer Owen Marshall and poet Brian Turner was brought together in a seminal publication ‘Timeless Land’. It went on to become a multi-award winning Kiwi classic. Twenty five years later Penguin have released ‘Landmarks’ a lavish new companion volume of works completed since 1995 that once again celebrates three of our literary and artistic heavyweights.