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The Book Collectors' Society of Australia was established in March 1944. Three years later the society published the first issue of Biblionews, a members' newsletter. Issued monthly, Biblionews contained much material contributed by long-time editor Walter Stone. During the 1950s, Stone often found it difficult to attract contributions, but by the the 1960s Biblionews contained at least one article per issue. Concerned primarily with bibliography, the newsletter published articles on a variety of Australian writers from the colonial period and the twentieth century. Contributors included E. Morris Miller, Dulcie Deamer, John Ferguson, R. G. Howarth, Colin Roderick, Brian Elliot, P. R. Stephensen, Jack Lindsay, George Mackaness, A. H. Chisholm and Percival Serle. Biblionews appeared regularly due to the enthusiasm of Stone and, consequently, the newsletter ceased production when Stone went overseas in 1964. A second series with the title Biblionews and Australian Notes and Queries began in January 1966.

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Launch of Biblionews and Australian Notes & Queries Index 1947-2008 Issues 1-360 Neil A Radford , Jeff Bidgood , 2010 single work essay
— Appears in: Biblionews and Australian Notes and Queries , September - December no. 367 - 368 2010; (p. 80-83)
'The index (available on DVD), compiled and edited by Jeff Bidgood and Neil Radford, was launched at the quarterly meeting of the Sydney Branch of the BCSA on Saturday 4 September 2010. Jeff, followed by Neil, spoke:' (p. 80)
Congratulations David C. Miller , 2000 single work essay
— Appears in: Fellows of the Book : a volume of essays commemorating the 50th anniversary of Biblionews 2000; (p. 35-8)
An Odd Ode to Collectors Ben Haneman , 2000 single work essay
— Appears in: Fellows of the Book : a volume of essays commemorating the 50th anniversary of Biblionews 2000; (p. 29-34)
Walter Stone R. G. Geering , 1982 single work obituary (for Walter Stone )
— Appears in: Southerly , March vol. 42 no. 1 1982; (p. 3-17)
Introduction A Physical History of Biblionews over sixty years, based on a corrected and updated version to 2007 of the Introduction to Fellows of the Book : A Volume of Essays Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Biblionews [in 1997] Brian Taylor , 1976 single work essay
— Appears in: Biblionews and Australian Notes & Queries , Third series, 231st issue, [March], vol. 1 no. 1 1976; (p. 2-3) Fellows of the Book : a volume of essays commemorating the 50th anniversary of Biblionews 2000; (p. 11-28) Biblionews and Australian Notes & Queries , September and December no. 355 and 356 2007; (p. 86-106)
Launch of Biblionews and Australian Notes & Queries Index 1947-2008 Issues 1-360 Neil A Radford , Jeff Bidgood , 2010 single work essay
— Appears in: Biblionews and Australian Notes and Queries , September - December no. 367 - 368 2010; (p. 80-83)
'The index (available on DVD), compiled and edited by Jeff Bidgood and Neil Radford, was launched at the quarterly meeting of the Sydney Branch of the BCSA on Saturday 4 September 2010. Jeff, followed by Neil, spoke:' (p. 80)
Walter Stone R. G. Geering , 1982 single work obituary (for Walter Stone )
— Appears in: Southerly , March vol. 42 no. 1 1982; (p. 3-17)
The Genesis of Biblionews Walter Stone , 1962 single work criticism
— Appears in: Biblionews , October vol. 15 no. 10 1962; (p. 28-29) Biblionews and Australian Notes and Queries , March-June no. 361-362 2009; (p. 12-15)
Introduction A Physical History of Biblionews over sixty years, based on a corrected and updated version to 2007 of the Introduction to Fellows of the Book : A Volume of Essays Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Biblionews [in 1997] Brian Taylor , 1976 single work essay
— Appears in: Biblionews and Australian Notes & Queries , Third series, 231st issue, [March], vol. 1 no. 1 1976; (p. 2-3) Fellows of the Book : a volume of essays commemorating the 50th anniversary of Biblionews 2000; (p. 11-28) Biblionews and Australian Notes & Queries , September and December no. 355 and 356 2007; (p. 86-106)
An Odd Ode to Collectors Ben Haneman , 2000 single work essay
— Appears in: Fellows of the Book : a volume of essays commemorating the 50th anniversary of Biblionews 2000; (p. 29-34)

PeriodicalNewspaper Details

Frequency:
Monthly
Range:
1947-1964; ceased publication with vol.17, no.3 in 1964; sometimes referred to as 1st series.
Continued by:
Biblionews and Australian Notes & Queries
Indexes:
Separately published index to this and Biblionews and Australian Notes & Queries
Size:
21cm
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