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The Song of Tyrrell's Bell single work   poetry   "Hangs a bell in Tyrrell's shop"
  • Author:agent Henry Lawson http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/lawson-henry
Issue Details: First known date: 1952... 1952 The Song of Tyrrell's Bell
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    y separately published work icon Old Books, Old Friends, Old Sydney James R. Tyrrell , Sydney London : Angus and Robertson , 1952 Z99470 1952 single work autobiography The memoirs of James Tyrrell (1875-1961) - famous bookman, bookseller and owner of several bookshops in Sydney during the late 19th and early 20th centuries - include his boyhood reminiscences of Sydney and his later encounters and experiences in Sydney's cultural and literary circles. He remembers the many 'booksfellows of all sorts' that he had the privilege 'to know or to see in one of my succession of shops or at Angus and Robertson' where he began his career (p.1). Among the many literary identities, illustrators, publishers, collectors, bibliophiles, politicians and public figures he got to know through his work were numerous significant Australian writers and artists, and his book is full of delightful anecdotes and interesting insights into Sydney's cultural, literary, political and social life at the time. The books is richly illustrated with old photos, facsimiles, portraits, cartoons, and a 'Reference Plan of City Streets, Sydney, 1888', reproduced from the Illustrated Sydney News. It also includes several poems by Australian writers celebrating Tyrrell's bookshop . Sydney London : Angus and Robertson , 1952 pg. 183-184
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    y separately published work icon A Fantasy of Man : Henry Lawson Complete Works 1901-1922 Henry Lawson , Leonard Cronin (editor), Sydney : Lansdowne , 1984 Z378760 1984 selected work poetry short story autobiography correspondence humour Sydney : Lansdowne , 1984 pg. 763
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