y Henry Lawson : An Illustrated Treasury selected work   poetry   short story   humour   children's  
Issue Details: First known date: 1985 1985
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Chatswood, Chatswood - Gordon - Castlecrag area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Lansdowne , 1985 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Old Bark Schooli"It was built of bark and poles, and the floor was full of holes", Henry Lawson , 1897 single work poetry humour (p. 5-6)
The Spooks of Long Gully : A Sketch of Bush Children's Superstitions, Henry Lawson , 1967 single work short story humour (p. 7-12)
"Wagging It", Henry Lawson , 1984 single work short story humour (p. 13-15)
Trouble on the Selectioni"You lazy boy, you're here at last,", Henry Lawson , 1894 single work poetry humour (p. 16)
Days When We Went Swimmingi"The breezes waved the silver grass,", Henry Lawson , 1900 single work poetry humour (p. 17-18)
On looking Through an Old Punishment Booki"I took the book of punishment,", Henry Lawson , 1974 single work poetry humour (p. 19)
Bush Cats, Henry Lawson , 1894 single work short story humour
Lawson writes admiringly about the toughness and hunting skills of cats living on farms and selections.
(p. 20-23)
The Muscovy Ducki"The rooster is a brainless dude, although he sports a crest,", Henry Lawson , 1905 single work poetry humour (p. 28)
Warner's Horrors, Henry Lawson , 1915 single work short story humour (p. 29-30)
The Bull-Run Style, Henry Lawson , 1899 single work short story humour (p. 31-32)
The Loaded Dog, Henry Lawson , 1899 single work short story humour
Dave and Andy create a bomb to blast fish out of the waterhole. However their dog picks the bomb up and begins a deadly, yet hilarious, game of 'fetch'.
(p. 33-39)
Andy's Gone with Cattlei"Our Andy's gone with cattle now-", Henry Lawson , 1888 single work poetry (p. 40)
Knocking Aroundi"Weary old wife, with the bucket and cow,", Henry Lawson , 1901 single work poetry (p. 41)
Andy's Returni"With pannikins all rusty,", Henry Lawson , 1888 single work poetry (p. 42-43)
Grog- An'- Grumble Steeplechasei"'Twixt the coastline and the border lay the town of Grog-an'-Grumble", Henry Lawson , 1892 single work poetry humour (p. 44-45)
The Ballad of the Droveri"Across the stony ridges, across the rolling plain,", Henry Lawson , 1889 single work poetry (p. 46-48)
A Droving Yarn, Henry Lawson , 1902 single work short story humour (p. 49-51)
The Mystery of Dave Regan, Henry Lawson , 1894 single work short story
Dave Regan is frequently being reported as dead, but usually turns up again. When the narrator, Jim, sees him in dry, dusty clothes after a drenching thunderstorm he becomes convinced he has seen Dave's ghost.
(p. 52-54)
The Lights of Cobb and Co.i"Fire lighted, on the table a meal for sleepy men,", Henry Lawson , 1897 single work poetry (p. 55-56)
The Fire at Ross's Farmi"The squatter saw his pastures wide", Henry Lawson , 1894 single work poetry (p. 57-60)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Chatswood, Chatswood - Gordon - Castlecrag area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Lansdowne , 1985 .
      Extent: 112p., 17p. of platesp.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 0701819359
Last amended 16 Jan 2008 15:45:38
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