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Issue Details: First known date: 1859... 1859 The Recollections of Geoffry Hamlyn
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  • Most editions have dedication: To Father and Mother/ This book/ the fruit of so many weary years of separation/ is dedicated/ with the deepest love and reverence.
  • For a detailed outline of the editing, revision and publishing history of this work see the 'Introduction' to Recollections of Geoffry Hamlyn (Australian Academy Editions, 1997. Ed. Paul Eggert, Stanton Mellick and Patrick Morgan), particularly pp. l-lxx.
  • Other formats: Also braille, e-book.

Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,: University of Queensland Press , 1996 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Recollections of Geoffry Hamlyn (1996) : Introduction, J. S. D. Mellick , Patrick Morgan , Paul Eggert , 1996 single work criticism biography
Mellick, Morgan and Eggert offer an indispensable account of the composition, publication and reception of the novel in this introduction to their scholarly edition of Geoffry Hamlyn.
(p. xix-lxx)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Cambridge, Cambridgeshire,
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      Macmillan ,
      1860 .
      Extent: xi, 433p.
      Edition info: 2nd. ed.
      Reprinted: 1864 3rd ed.
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      • Kingsley's revisions to the first edition did 'not amount to a thorough or extensive re-thinking of the novel' but were 'confined to adding footnotes and other light, often deft, touches to the wording here and there.' ('Introduction', Recollections of Geoffry Hamlyn, Australian Academy Editions, 1997, p.li).
    • London,
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      Chapman and Hall ,
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      Extent: 433p.
      Reprinted: 1876 , 1873 Twice , 1879 , 1872 , 1878 Colophon: Printed 4-10-1877
    • Hobart, Southeast Tasmania, Tasmania,: J. Walch , ca. 1890 .
      Extent: 433p.
    • London,
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      Melbourne, Victoria,: Ward, Lock and Bowden ,
      ca. 1893 .
      Extent: x, 433p.
      Reprinted: 1893
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      • Also issued in 1893 as a 'Special Australian edition' with an Australian crest surmounting a scroll entitled 'Advance Australia Fair' and floral decorations on the beginning and end pages. (Special Australian edition - Advance Australia"--Back cover)
    • Melbourne, Victoria,: E. W. Cole , ca. 1894 .
      Extent: 433p.
      Note/s:
      • 'Special Australian edition' with an Australian crest surmounting a scroll entitled 'Advance Australia Fair' and floral decorations on the beginning and end pages.('Coles special edition - Advance Australia'--Back cover)
      Series: Cole's Favourite Library series - publisher
    • Toronto, Ontario,
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      Wardlowe ,
      1894 .
      Extent: xxx, 468 p.p.
      Description: illus.
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      • 'With a memoir of Henry Kingsley by Clement Shorter.'
      • Sheets printed in England; distinct Warlowe title page imprint.
    • London,
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      Collins ,
      1899 .
      Extent: 475p.
      Description: illus.
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      Longmans, Green ,
      1899 .
      Extent: xxx, 468p.
      Edition info: Set from the Ward, Lock and Bowden 1894 edition.
      Description: illus., plates, port.
      Reprinted: 1899-1908
    • London,
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      Glasgow,
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      Collins ,
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      Extent: viii, 664 [5] leaves of platesp.
      Description: illus.
    • London,
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      Melbourne, Victoria,: Ward, Lock ,
      1901 .
      Extent: xxx, 468p. [4] leaves of platesp.
      Description: illus., port.
      Reprinted: 1909
      Note/s:
      • With a memoir by Clement Shorter.
    • London,
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      J. M. Dent ,
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      Extent: xii, 475p.p.
      Reprinted: 1910 , 1924 Everyman's Library
    • London,
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      Ward, Lock ,
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      Extent: 492p.
    • London,
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      Nelson ,
      ca. 1932 .
      Alternative title: Geoffrey Hamlyn
      Extent: vi, 570p.p.
    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Hallcraft , 1952 .
      Alternative title: Geoffry Hamlyn
      Extent: 466p.
    • St Clair Shores, Michigan,
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      Scholarly Press ,
      1979 .
      Extent: vii, 475p.
      Note/s:
      • Reprint of the 1909 Everyman edition.
  • Appears in:
    y Henry Kingsley Henry Kingsley , J. S. D. Mellick (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1982 Z514643 1982 selected work novel criticism prose St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1982 pg. 1-433
    • Stepney, Norwood, Payneham & St Peters area, Adelaide - North / North East, Adelaide, South Australia,: Axiom , 2001 .
      Extent: 474p.
      ISBN: 1864760737

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— Appears in: Geocritical Explorations : Space, Place, and Mapping in Literary and Cultural Studies 2011; (p. 123-138)
Transpacific or Transatlantic Traffic? Australian Books and American Publishers David Carter , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Across the Pacific : Australia-United States Intellectual Histories 2010; (p. 339-359)
'This paper will attempt to describe the determining factors and structural patterns of relations between Australian books and American publishers from the 19th century to the present. Its central question will be: how did 'Australian books' find their way to American publishers? Can we discern any distinctive patterns over time or for particular genres, or simply an accumulation of one-off cases? To what extent, if at all, did the traffic in Australian books depend on cultural symmetries? Did Australian books travel as Australian or British books? In what ways were they dependent upon relations between Australian (or British) publishers or literary agents and their American counterparts? What role did international copyright regimes or trade agreements play? And how might the American connection change our understanding of 'Australian literature'?' (Author's abstract)
Who was Bogong Jack? Patrick Morgan , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Quadrant , June vol. 54 no. 6 2010; (p. 42-44)
The Stockman's Daughter : Charles De Boos' Bushranger Novel of 1856 Victor Crittenden , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Margin , April no. 77 2009; (p. 5-9)
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Australia and Asia : Indian Moments in Henry Kingsley's The Recollections of Geoffry Hamlyn, and Australian Accent in Mira Nair's Monsoon Wedding and Some New Directions in Australian Literary Studies Rick Hosking , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Down Under : Australian Literary Studies Reader 2009; (p. 583-593)
Mr Henry Kingsley's Novel "Geoffrey Hamlyn" 1859 single work review
— Appears in: The Southern Cross , 8 November vol. 8 no. 1 1859; (p. 5)

— Review of The Recollections of Geoffry Hamlyn Henry Kingsley 1859 single work novel
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— Appears in: The Australian Town and Country Journal , 22 December vol. 49 no. 1298 1894; (p. 9)

— Review of The Recollections of Geoffry Hamlyn Henry Kingsley 1859 single work novel
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— Appears in: Imago : New Writing , March vol. 6 no. 1 1994; (p. 103-104)

— Review of The Recollections of Geoffry Hamlyn Henry Kingsley 1859 single work novel ; A Sydney Sovereign and Other Tales Tasma 1889 selected work short story novella
A Slouch-Hatted Canon Nicolas Rothwell , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian's Review of Books , February vol. 2 no. 1 1997; (p. 10-13)

— Review of The Recollections of Geoffry Hamlyn Henry Kingsley 1859 single work novel ; The Journal of Annie Baxter Dawbin : July 1858 - May 1868 Annie Maria Baxter Dawbin 1998 single work autobiography ; Maurice Guest Henry Handel Richardson 1908 single work novel
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— Appears in: The Age , 9 January 1999; (p. 9)

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— Appears in: Margin , November no. 61 2003; (p. 13-17)
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— Appears in: Imagining Australia : Literature and Culture in the New New World 2004; (p. 3-21) Modern Australian Criticism and Theory 2010; (p. 61-72)
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— Appears in: Memory, Monuments and Museums : The Past in the Present 2006; (p. 182-193, notes 276-278)
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