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Issue Details: First known date: 1992... 1992 Sydney's Poems : A Selection on the Occasion of the City's One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary 1842-1992
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Leichhardt, Glebe - Leichhardt - Balmain area, Sydney Inner West, Sydney, New South Wales,:Primavera Press , 1992 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Second Attempt. Opposed by Two of the Nativesi"'They were but two, and we were forty! Yet,'", Henry Kendall , single work poetry (p. 1)
Sydney Cove, 1788i"The Governor loves to go mapping - round and round", Peter Porter , single work poetry (p. 2-3)
A Hot Day in Sydneyi"O this weather! this weather!", Q. (fl. Sydney 1829) , single work poetry (p. 4-8)
The Bastard from the Bush [1986]i"As night was falling slowly on city, town and bush,", Anonymous (fl. 1986) , single work poetry humour (p. 9-11)
Sydney-Sidei"Where's the steward? - Bar-room steward? Berth? Oh, any berth will do -", Henry Lawson , single work poetry (p. 12-13)
The Forest of Night : 1898-1902 : The Quest of Silence : 55i"Peace dwells in blessing o'er a place", Christopher Brennan , single work poetry (p. 14)
The Wanderer : 1902- : 87i"Each day I see the long ships coming into port", Christopher Brennan , single work poetry (p. 15)
Dusk in the Domaini"Elf-light, owl-light,", Dorothea Mackellar , single work poetry (p. 16-17)
Twelve O'Clock Boati"Only the creaking murmur of the wheel,", J. A. R. McKellar , single work poetry (p. 18)
Choker's Lanei"In Choker's Lane, the doors appear", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 19)
Cucumber Kittyi"When Cucumber Kitty comes mocking the city,", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 20-21)
Gardens in the Skyi"There's a golden hocus-pocus", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry humour (p. 22-23)
Five Bellsi"Time that is moved by little fidget wheels", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry (p. 24-29)
The Surferi"The breakers crash on the sands", Ronald McCuaig , single work poetry (p. 30-32)
Via the Bridgei"If you come often to Sydney via the Bridge", Rickety Kate , single work poetry (p. 33-34)
One Sectioni"At the first doorway a child with a jug held carefully,", Rosemary Dobson , single work poetry (p. 35)
Wet Summer : Botanic Gardensi"Under the low dark sky and the sodden leaves", Nan McDonald , single work poetry (p. 36)
Suburban Songi"Now all the dogs with folded paws", Elizabeth Riddell , single work poetry (p. 37)
Here's to Sydneyi"Here's to Sydney by the summer!", David Campbell , single work poetry (p. 38)
In William Streeti"In William Street by a pawnshop light", David Campbell , single work poetry (p. 39-40)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Leichhardt, Glebe - Leichhardt - Balmain area, Sydney Inner West, Sydney, New South Wales,: Primavera Press , 1992 .
      Extent: 76p.
      Note/s:
      • 'Fifteen presentation copies have been handbound by various members of the NSW Guild of Craft Bookbinders ... A Limited Edition of one hundred and twenty copies has been handbound by David Newbold. Numbers one to twenty are for private distribution, and numbers twenty-one to one-hundred-and-twenty are offered for sale.'- Colophon
      • 'An 'A' series numbering A001 to A280 was created on 4th December 1992, bringing the total of the limited ed. to 400.' - Insert
      ISBN: 1875368035 (pbk.), 1875368043 (limited ed.)

Works about this Work

Glimpsing Heaven Penelope Nelson , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , July-August vol. 37 no. 7-8 1993; (p. 117-119)

— Review of Selected Poems John Shaw Neilson , 1993 selected work poetry ; Momentum Alan Gould , 1992 selected work poetry ; The Floor of Heaven John Tranter , 1992 selected work poetry ; Sydney's Poems : A Selection on the Occasion of the City's One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary 1842-1992 1992 anthology poetry ; Selected Poems Douglas Stewart , 1973 selected work poetry drama extract
Trio Add Power to the Small Press Heather Cam , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 12 December 1992; (p. 48)

— Review of The Mask and the Jagged Star Jill Jones , 1992 selected work poetry ; Sydney's Poems : A Selection on the Occasion of the City's One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary 1842-1992 1992 anthology poetry ; Translations from the Natural World Les Murray , 1992 selected work poetry
A City's Poems, Including Beauty and The Bastard Sally Loane , 1992 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 2 November 1992; (p. 10)
Trio Add Power to the Small Press Heather Cam , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 12 December 1992; (p. 48)

— Review of The Mask and the Jagged Star Jill Jones , 1992 selected work poetry ; Sydney's Poems : A Selection on the Occasion of the City's One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary 1842-1992 1992 anthology poetry ; Translations from the Natural World Les Murray , 1992 selected work poetry
Glimpsing Heaven Penelope Nelson , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , July-August vol. 37 no. 7-8 1993; (p. 117-119)

— Review of Selected Poems John Shaw Neilson , 1993 selected work poetry ; Momentum Alan Gould , 1992 selected work poetry ; The Floor of Heaven John Tranter , 1992 selected work poetry ; Sydney's Poems : A Selection on the Occasion of the City's One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary 1842-1992 1992 anthology poetry ; Selected Poems Douglas Stewart , 1973 selected work poetry drama extract
A City's Poems, Including Beauty and The Bastard Sally Loane , 1992 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 2 November 1992; (p. 10)
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