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The Man from Snowy River and Other Verses by Banjo Paterson (Paperback, 1992)

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The Man from Snowy River and Other Verses by Banjo Paterson

Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson (1864-1941) was a famous Australian bush poet, journalist and author. He wrote many ballads and poems about Australian life, focusing particularly on the rural and outback areas, including the district around Binalong, New South Wales where he spent much of his childhood.

Paterson's more notable poems include Waltzing Matilda (1895), The Man from Snowy River (1890) and Clancy of the Overflow (1889).

In 1885, Paterson began submitting and having his poetry published in the Sydney edition of The Bulletin under the pseudonym of "The Banjo," the name of a favourite horse. Paterson, like The Bulletin, was an ardent nationalist, and in 1889 published a pamphlet, Australia for the Australians.

In 1890, he wrote The Man from Snowy River, a poem which caught the heart of the nation, and in 1895 had a collection of his works published under that name. Paterson authored two novels; An Outback Marriage (1906) and The Shearer's Colt (1936), wrote many short stories; Three Elephant Power and Other Stories (1917), and wrote a book based on his experiences as a war reporter; Happy Dispatches (1934).

 

Format: Paperback | 250 pages

Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.7 x 1.6 | 288g

Publication Date: 1992

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Australia

Imprint: Angus & Robertson

Publication City/Country: Sydney, Australia

Language: English

ISBN10: 0207155259

ISBN13: 9780207155253

 

Condition: Good

A vintage book that has been read but is in good condition. Very minimal damage to the cover including minor scuff marks along the edges, but no holes or tears. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing but no tearing. No pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text and no writing in margins. No missing pages.