Acknowledgement states that 'J.P. Bourke's verses were contributed originally to The Sun (Kalgoorlie)...and to The Sunday Times (Perth).' Others have been published elsewhere, including The Bulletin.
Dedication: To the West/and the People of the West/ To Western Australia/ Golden State of Golden hearts/ So Warm, So True/ So Generous in their Welcome of a Wanderer/ To the memory of Old Mates/ Women and Men/ The Fondest and the Best/ Who, even for me, Made Life a Brave Adventure/ and/ To My Mother/ With all the Love that I shall never speak/ This poor token of reverence/ All I could, for all I would/ I humbly offer/ John Philip Bourke
* Contents derived from the Sydney,:Tyrrell's,1915 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Extent:200p. Edition info:First edition consisted of 2000 copies including 30 numbered copies printed and bound for Subscribers and 25 numbered, printed and bound "Superior" copies. Description:illus., port. Written as:J. P. Bourke (Bluebush)