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Issue Details: First known date: 1989... 1989 The Gentle Art of Beachcombing : A Collection of Writings by E. J. Banfield
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A selection of E. J. Banfield's unknown and little-known writings including articles originally published as columns in the North Queensland Register and other newspapers.

Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,:University of Queensland Press , 1989 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Voyage to London, E. J. Banfield , single work autobiography travel
A journey from Queensland to London
(p. 3-44)
A Village in Kent, E. J. Banfield , single work autobiography travel (p. 45-53)
Tropical Holiday, E. J. Banfield , single work autobiography travel (p. 53-59)
About Islands, E. J. Banfield , single work essay (p. 63-66)
Morning on Dunk Island, E. J. Banfield , single work essay (p. 67-68)
Medicinal Plants, E. J. Banfield , single work essay (p. 69-72)
Chronicles of Snakes, The Beachcomber , single work essay (p. 73-76)
The Fructifying Shower, E. J. Banfield , single work essay (p. 76-83)
The Possibilities of the Cabbage, The Beachcomber , single work essay
Banfield discusses the way to grow cabbages in the tropics, the economic potential of cabbage growing, and the aesthetic beauty of the cabbage.
(p. 84-86)
Note: With title: 'The Possibilities of Cabbage'
Dunk Island : Its General Characteristics, E. J. Banfield , single work non-fiction (p. 86-104)
Note: With title: 'Portrait of Dunk Island.'
Sydney, E. J. Banfield , single work essay (p. 107-111)
Prefatory ; Ostrich Farming, The Beachcomber , single work essay
In his 'Prefatory' remarks, Banfield introduces the 'Southern Scenes Revisited' series, which will be based on notes made in Victoria and New South Wales. Banfield then describes Mr Joseph Barracluff's ostrich farm near South Head Lighthouse, Sydney. He discusses the breeding, nurture and financial value of ostriches.
(p. 111-113)
Note: This publication, entitled 'Ostrich Farming,' excludes the original essay's preface.
Street Gardens, The Beachcomber , single work essay
A description of the beautiful garden plots that now adorn the strees of Melbourne.
(p. 113-116)
Note: With title: 'Melbourne'
Untitled The Age of Hurry The Age of Hurry, The Beachcomber , single work essay
A discussion of the motor car, which Banfield has just seen and travelled in for the first time.
(p. 116-119)
Little Trees in Big Numbers, The Beachcomber , single work essay
Banfield describes the exodus from Melbourne to the bush for the Easter holiday along the Gembrook train line. Banfield arrives by train at Emerald, where he visits the estate of Mr C. A. Nobelius, which has extensive orchards of numerous popular and rare fruits.
(p. 119-124)
With the Tourists, The Beachcomber , single work essay
Banfield's account of a voyage from Sydney to North Queensland on the steamer Cooma. He relates the journey to Brisbane, Rockhamption, the Whitsunday Islands, and finally the arrival in Townsville.
(p. 124-129)
A Beachcombing Exploit : The Noble History of the Imagination The Noble History of the Imagination, E. J. Banfield , single work essay
E. J. Banfield and a companion mistake a dead cow for a drifting boat.
(p. 133-136)
The Sensation of Drowning, E. J. Banfield , single work autobiography (p. 136-139)
Dynamiters, E. J. Banfield , single work essay (p. 139-143)
Ruthless Collectors, E. J. Banfield , single work essay
E. J. Banfield argues against the collecting of rare birds' eggs and skins.
(p. 143-146)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

New Paperbacks Robin Lucas , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 9 December 1989; (p. 73)

— Review of The Gentle Art of Beachcombing : A Collection of Writings by E. J. Banfield E. J. Banfield , 1989 selected work autobiography essay non-fiction short story
New Paperbacks Robin Lucas , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 9 December 1989; (p. 73)

— Review of The Gentle Art of Beachcombing : A Collection of Writings by E. J. Banfield E. J. Banfield , 1989 selected work autobiography essay non-fiction short story
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