patrick_c_hughesPatrick C. Hughes. Pioneer prospector and political philosopher.

by Peter J. Bridge.

ISBN 978-0-85905-870-4, (N, 2021), A4, illustrated, 38 pages, 170 grams, $30.00*

Pat Hughes was a great beacon to prospectors in the 1890s, having near perished in the scrub, and though he did not make a great strike, his selflessness in the Alluvial Rights Riots of 1898 made him a true exemplar of Kipling's If.