Sirius Publications, 1971, Softcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, First Australian Paperback Edition, Illustrated By: John Howcroft
X, 114 pages, foreword by author, acknowledgements. The text is illustrated with the occasional black-and-white illustration by John Howcroft. Illustrated front cover, again by John Howcroft, with black and yellow text coloured titles to the front panel and black and white titles to the backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear book panel. This book contains a diverse collection of outback yarns, fables, anecdotes, bush ballads and observations all with a distinctly Australian predisposition. Much of the material is derived from recollections of many years spent on a wheat and sheep farm in the Victorian Mallee. These yarns are broadly speaking, based on instance either witnessed personally or taken from local legend. -- from the forward. Bumping and rubbing to the book corners and to the head and to the heel of the back strip. Fading to the backstrip. Rubbing and browning of the book covers. there is a 0.25" tear to the lower left-hand corner of the front panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Previous bookseller's sticker to the rear panel.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: John Howcroft. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Local History; Australia; Humour. Inventory No: 0105466.