Biography of a Book: Henry Lawson's <i>While the Billy Boils</i>
Biography of a Book: Henry Lawson's While the Billy Boils
Paul Eggert
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 9781743320129

Biography of a Book traces the life of an iconic Australian literary work in the lead-up to, and for a century aft...

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Count Your Dead
Count Your Dead
John Rowe
Classic Australian Works
ISBN: 9781743323588

Count Your Dead is the first novel written about the Vietnam War by a professional soldier. John Rowe served in Vi...

Paperback: A$25.00

 
Journal of a Tour of Discovery across the Blue Mountains
Journal of a Tour of Discovery across the Blue Mountains
Gregory Blaxland
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 9781920897482

Journal of a Tour of Discovery Across the Blue Mountains in New South Wales in the Year 1813 was first published in...

Paperback: A$9.99

 
Collected Poems of John Shaw Neilson
Collected Poems of John Shaw Neilson
John Shaw Neilson, with an introduction by Helen Hewson
Australian Classics Library
ISBN: 9781743320334

John Shaw Neilson (1872-1942) is Australia's great lyric poet and Collected Poems (1934), dedicated to Louise Dyer, bears hi...

Paperback: A$20.00

 
Softcover set. Henry Lawson <i>While the Billy Boils</i>: The Original Newspaper Versions AND Biography of a Book: Henry Lawson's <i>While the Billy Boils</i>
Softcover set. Henry Lawson While the Billy Boils: The Original Newspaper Versions AND Biography of a Book: Henry Lawson's While the Billy Boils
Edited by Paul Eggert Explanatory Notes by Elizabeth Webby
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 9781743320365

Softcover set includes

  • 1 softcover copy of Henry Lawson 'While the Billy Boils': The Original Newspaper Ve...

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Henry Lawson <i>While the Billy Boils</i>: The Original Newspaper Versions
Henry Lawson While the Billy Boils: The Original Newspaper Versions
Edited by Paul Eggert Explanatory Notes by Elizabeth Webby
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 9781743320099

Softcover

Fifty-two of Henry Lawson's stories and sketches that he had first published in newspapers and m...

Paperback: A$25.00

 
Lucinda Brayford
Lucinda Brayford
Martin Boyd
Classic Australian Works
ISBN: 978-0-9750860-2-5

Lucinda Brayford (1946) chronicles three generations of an Anglo-Australian family around the turn of the twentieth c...

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The Mystery of a Hansom Cab
The Mystery of a Hansom Cab
Fergus W. Hume
Australian Classics Library
ISBN: 9781920899561

A timeless narrative of suspense and intrigue, Fergus Hume's The Mystery of a Hansom Cab (1886) is the original Au...

Paperback: A$28.00

 
Bush Studies (Large Print Edition)
Bush Studies (Large Print Edition)
Barbara Baynton
Australian Classics Library
ISBN: 9781920899523

Bush Studies (1902) is a collection of short stories which explore the dark side of the Australian bush experience: l...

Paperback: A$25.00

 
Tales of the Early Days
Tales of the Early Days
Price Warung
Australian Classics Library
ISBN: 9781920899059

Tales of the Early Days (1894) is a collection of historical tales primarily concerned with the social abuses of the ...

Paperback: A$26.95

 
The Workingman's Paradise
The Workingman's Paradise
William Lane
Australian Classics Library
ISBN: 9781920899004

The Workingman's Paradise is set in the context of the defeat of the shearer's and maritime strikes of the early 1890...

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The Man from Snowy River and Other Verses
The Man from Snowy River and Other Verses
A.B. Paterson
Australian Classics Library
ISBN: 9781920899035

The Man from Snowy River and other Verses was published in 1895 and contains many of Paterson's most famous works, in...

Paperback: A$22.95

 
Tales of the Austral Tropics
Tales of the Austral Tropics
Ernest Favenc
Australian Classics Library
ISBN: 9781920898991

Tales of the Austral Tropics (1894) is a collection of short stories published in the Sydney Bulletin in the 1890s. ...

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Oh Lucky Country
Oh Lucky Country
Rosa Cappiello
Australian Classics Library
ISBN: 9781920898977

Oh Lucky Country (Paese fortunato) uses first-person point of view to inflate migrant oppression to such absurdist pr...

Paperback: A$26.95

 
Inland
Inland
Gerald Murnane
Classic Australian Works
ISBN: 9781920899028

Inland (1989) is a dispersed, sprawling narrative, a set of texts interlocked by a myriad of narratives, a work that ...

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Bush Studies
Bush Studies
Barbara Baynton
Australian Classics Library
ISBN: 9781920898953

Bush Studies (1902) is a collection of short stories which explore the dark side of the Australian bush experience: l...

Paperback: A$19.95

 
The Moods of Ginger Mick
The Moods of Ginger Mick
C J Dennis
Australian Classics Library
ISBN: 9781920898984

The Moods of Ginger Mick is a collection of poems about Ginger Mick, the larrikin hero of Gallipoli. On its release ...

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Jimmy Brockett
Jimmy Brockett
Dal Stivens
Classic Australian Works
ISBN: 9781920897093

Jimmy Brockett (1951) is an example of that rare species, the Australian political novel. This story of political cor...

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Maurice Guest
Maurice Guest
Henry Handel Richardson
Australian Classics Library
ISBN: 9781920899042

An autobiographical novel, Maurice Guest is set in the musical culture of 1890s Leipzig, where Richardson was a stude...

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Joe Wilson and His Mates
Joe Wilson and His Mates
Henry Lawson
Australian Classics Library
ISBN: 9781920899011

Joe Wilson and His Mates (1901) is a collection of many of Lawson's most celebrated classic Australian short stories....

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Triangles of Life and Other Stories
Triangles of Life and Other Stories
Henry Lawson
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 9781920897321

Triangles of Life and Other Stories contains 11 short stories from Henry Lawson, as well as the eponymous Triangles...

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The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke
The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke
C J Dennis
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 9781920897604

From Henry Lawson's Foreword to The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke:

The Sentimental Bloke, while running thro...

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Doreen
Doreen
C J Dennis
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 9781920897529

Doreen, the third C.J. Dennis publication using his "Sentimental Bloke" characters, was first published by in October...

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The Glugs of Gosh
The Glugs of Gosh
C J Dennis
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 9781920897536

The Glugs of Gosh is a political satire about the inhabitants of Gosh, a world that seems to be suspiciously full of ...

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Charco Harbour
Charco Harbour
Godfrey Blunden
Classic Australian Works
ISBN: 9781920897024

Charco Harbour is the story of Captain James Cook's first Pacific voyage in 1768, a journey into a world to which...

Paperback: A$34.95

 
Quintus Servinton
Quintus Servinton
Henry Savery
Classic Australian Works
ISBN: 9781920897048

Australia's convict past is never far away in Tasmania, where elegant stone bridges, the Georgian warehouses of Salamanc...

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The Estuary
The Estuary
Georgia Savage
Classic Australian Works
ISBN: 9780975086094

The Estuary is Georgia Savage's third novel. Narrated in the first person by Vinnie, a young girl who falls in lo...

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The Pioneers
The Pioneers
Katherine Susannah Prichard
Classic Australian Works
ISBN: 9781920897055

The Pioneers won the Hodder and Stoughton All Empire Literature Prize for Australasia in 1915, giving its author one ...

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The Inheritors
The Inheritors
Brian Penton
Classic Australian Works
ISBN: 9780975086018

In the Preface to Inheritors, Brian Penton says the characters are fictional, and then comments that this is not to s...

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Moondyne: a story of life in Western Australia
Moondyne: a story of life in Western Australia
John Boyle O'Reilly
Classic Australian Works
ISBN: 9781920897031

Originally serialised in The Pilot as Moondyne Joe in 1878, and subsequently reprinted in book form, this is t...

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Landscape with Landscape
Landscape with Landscape
Gerald Murnane
Classic Australian Works
ISBN: 9781920897123

The titles of this collection of six loosely connected stories, Landscape with Freckled Woman, Sipping the Essence, The Batt...

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The Retreat of Radiance
The Retreat of Radiance
Ian Moffitt
Classic Australian Works
ISBN: 9780975086070

Quinn lives alone, scarred by personal tragedy and recollections of a wartime massacre near a remote monastery in China, the...

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Trap
Trap
Peter Mathers
Classic Australian Works
ISBN: 9781920897116

Trap (1966) won the Miles Franklin Literary Award when it was published. Its comic and satiric elements and use of se...

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The Smiling Buddha
The Smiling Buddha
Margaret Jones
Classic Australian Works
ISBN: 9780975086087

The Americans have engineered a coup in Khamla, north of Thailand. Prince Soumidath has been deposed. He can return only und...

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The Glass Canoe
The Glass Canoe
David Ireland
Classic Australian Works
ISBN: 9781920897147

The Glass Canoe (1976) is the pub where the male workers aggressively shelter from their wives, their lives and their...

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The Impersonators
The Impersonators
Jessica Anderson
Classic Australian Works
ISBN: 9780975086056

The Impersonators portrays the breakdown of family relationships and the endurance of love in a materialistic age sen...

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Letters to Live Poets
Letters to Live Poets
Bruce Beaver
Classic Australian Works
ISBN: 9781920897109

Letters to Live Poets (1969) is a series of confessional poems arranged as a livre compose. It is a major work of Aus...

Paperback: A$23.95

 
Voyage to Botany Bay and Sequel
Voyage to Botany Bay and Sequel
George Barrington
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 1920897208

A Voyage to Botany Bay was first published in London in 1795. The sequel, A Sequel to Barrington's Voyage to New ...

Paperback: A$18.95

 
Thirty Years in Australia
Thirty Years in Australia
Cambridge Ada
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 1920898212

Widely and positively reviewed at the time of publication in 1903, Ada Cambridge's incisive and moving autobiography, Thirty...

Paperback: A$24.95

 
Over the Sliprails (Large Print)
Over the Sliprails (Large Print)
Henry Lawson
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 9781920897840

After some time in Western Australia and New Zealand Lawson returned to Sydney in 1898 and published with Angus and Robertso...

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On the Track (Large Print)
On the Track (Large Print)
Henry Lawson
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 9781920897833

After some time in Western Australia and New Zealand Lawson returned to Sydney in 1898 and published with Angus and Robertso...

Paperback: A$24.95

 
Botany Bay: True Tales of Early Australia (Large Print)
Botany Bay: True Tales of Early Australia (Large Print)
John Lang
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 1920897852

Botany Bay contains Lang's most significant Australian work and was first published in 1853 and includes a number...

Paperback: A$27.95

 
Narrative of the expedition to Botany Bay
Narrative of the expedition to Botany Bay
Watkin Tench
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 1920897879

Watkin TENCH (c. 1758-1833) served as a captain of marines on one of the vessels of the First Fleet, and wrote a first hand ...

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Complete account of the settlement at Port Jackson
Complete account of the settlement at Port Jackson
Watkin Tench
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 1920897887

Watkin TENCH (c. 1758-1833) served as a captain of marines on one of the vessels of the First Fleet, and wrote a first hand ...

Paperback: A$18.95

 
The Life of Quong Tart
The Life of Quong Tart
Margaret Tart
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 1920897801

Quong Tart (Mei Guangda, 1850-1903) was born in Guangdong province and migrated with his uncle to Australia in 1859. After w...

Paperback: A$16.95

 
Jonah
Jonah
Louis Stone
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 1920897259

Stone's representations of city life broke new ground. Jonah was his most successful novel, published in London in 19...

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Autobiography
Autobiography
Catherine Helen Spence
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 1920897712

Spence's Autobiography is a record of a fascinating life, from childhood in Scotland, emigration to South Australia, her car...

Paperback: A$18.95

 
Policy and Passion
Policy and Passion
Rosa Praed
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 1920897305

Around half of Praed's novels have Australian settings. Policy and Passion is generally viewed as her best work and d...

Paperback: A$26.95

 
Saltbush Bill, J.P. and Other Verses
Saltbush Bill, J.P. and Other Verses
A. B. Paterson
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 192089764X

Saltbush Bill J.P. and Other Verses was published in 1917 and contains the national song "Waltzing Matilda", as well ...

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The Art of Living in Australia
The Art of Living in Australia
Philip E. Muskett
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 9781920897659

The Art of Living in Australia was first published in 1893 and urged the value of Mediterranean eating and drinking ...

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The Incredible Journey
The Incredible Journey
Catherine Martin
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 1920897348

Martin's novels include An Australian Girl (1890) and The Silent Sea (1892). The Incredible Journey, he...

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Here's Another
Here's Another
Lennie Lower
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 1920897461

Here's Another was published in 1932 and consists of comic articles selected from Lower's regular newspaper contribut...

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Here's Luck
Here's Luck
Lennie Lower
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 9781920897475

Published when Lower was only 27, Here's Luck was described as 'Australia's funniest book'. Narrated by Jack Gud...

Paperback: A$22.95

 
On the Track
On the Track
Henry Lawson
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 1920897364

After some time in Western Australia and New Zealand Lawson returned to Sydney in 1898 and published with Angus and Robertso...

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Over the Sliprails
Over the Sliprails
Henry Lawson
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 1920897372

After some time in Western Australia and New Zealand Lawson returned to Sydney in 1898 and published with Angus and Robertso...

Paperback: A$14.95

 
Botany Bay: True Tales of Early Australia
Botany Bay: True Tales of Early Australia
John Lang
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 1920897194

Botany Bay contains Lang's most significant Australian work and was first published in 1853. It includes a number...

Paperback: A$18.95

 
Such is Life
Such is Life
Joseph Furphy
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 1920897399

Such is Life is Furphy's great novel first published in 1903, and signalled the end of the "colonial romance" by its ...

Paperback: A$28.95

 
Below and on Top
Below and on Top
Edward Dyson
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 1920897593

Below and On Top was published in 1898 and is a collection of short stories about mining and life in the bush. It co...

Paperback: A$18.95

 
A Lady's Visit to the Gold Diggings
A Lady's Visit to the Gold Diggings
Ellen Clacy
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 1920897178

A Lady's Visit to the Gold Diggings of Australia in 1852-53 is an account of Clacy's visit with her brother to the Vi...

Paperback: A$16.95

 
Spinifex and Sand
Spinifex and Sand
David W. Carnegie
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 1920897798

Spinifex and Sand is Carnegie's celebrated journal of exploration following several years' expeditions through the mo...

Paperback: A$26.95

 
The Eureka Stockade
The Eureka Stockade
Raffaello Carboni
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 1920897402

The Eureka Stockade is Carboni's eccentric yet shrewd account of the events leading up to and beyond the miners' revo...

Paperback: A$18.95

 
The Perversity of Human Nature
The Perversity of Human Nature
Ada Cambridge
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 1920897216

The Perversity of Human Nature was originally published in 1887.

Ada Cambridge (1844-1926) was born in Englan...

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Robbery Under Arms
Robbery Under Arms
Rolf Boldrewood
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 1920897666

Boldrewood's most significant work was Robbery Under Arms published in serial form in the Sydney Mail 1882-3, ...

Paperback: A$32.95

 
Female Immigration Considered
Female Immigration Considered
Caroline Chisholm
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 192089750X

Female Immigration Considered was published in 1842 and recounts for her first year's activities in the Female Immigr...

Paperback: A$14.94