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Issue Details: First known date: 1950-1959... 1950-1959 Ion L. Idriess: Frontier Edition
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y separately published work icon The Cattle King : The Story of Sir Sidney Kidman Ion L. Idriess , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1936 Z1095091 1936 single work biography

'At the age of 13 Sidney Kidman ran away from home with only five shillings in his pocket. He went on to become a horse dealer, drover, cattle buyer and bush jockey and he also ran a coach business. Above all, Kidman created a mighty cattle empire of more than a hundred stations, fighting droughts, bushfires, floods and plagues of vermin to do so. His enterprise and courage won him a huge fortune and made him a legend. ' (Publication summary)

Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1950-1959
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y separately published work icon The Desert Column : Leaves from the Diary of an Australian Trooper in Gallipoli, Sinai and Palestine The Desert Column Ion L. Idriess , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1932 Z107525 1932 single work autobiography diary correspondence war literature

'One hundred years after the charge of the 4th Light Horse Brigade at Beersheba in October 1917...The Desert Column is based on the diaries that he kept through out the war. Published in 1932, it is one of Idriess' earliest works. Harry Chauvel noted in the foreword that it was the only book of the campaign that to his knowledge was "viewed entirely from the private soldier's point of view"...Idriess served as a sniper with the 5th Australian Light Horse. Enlisting in 1914, he began his diary "as we crowded the decks off Gallipoli" and he continued writing until returning to Australia...The diaries cover his experience of some of the war's major events from life in the trenches at Gallipoli to the battles at Romani and Beersheba. One of Idriess' strengths as a writer is his ability to place the reader at the scene of the action...The diaries reveal a keenness of observation and a descriptive and pacey style that Idriess would develop further in The Desert Column.' (Synopsis)

Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1951
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y separately published work icon Drums of Mer Ion L. Idriess , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1933 Z105236 1933 single work novel historical fiction Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1950-1959
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y separately published work icon Flynn of the Inland Ion L. Idriess , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1932 Z201072 1932 single work biography Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1954
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y separately published work icon Forty Fathoms Deep : Pearldivers and Searovers in Australian Waters Forty Fathoms Deep : A Saga of the Pearling Fleets of Broome; Forty Fathoms Deep; 40 Fathoms Deep Ion L. Idriess , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1937 Z843718 1937 single work novel Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1950-1959
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y separately published work icon Gold-Dust and Ashes : The Romantic Story of the New Guinea Goldfields Ion L. Idriess , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1933 Z114043 1933 single work prose Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1954
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y separately published work icon The Great Boomerang Ion L. Idriess , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1941 Z104936 1941 single work prose Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1950-1954
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y separately published work icon Isles of Despair Ion L. Idriess , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1947 Z140686 1947 single work novel historical fiction A fictionalised account of Barbara Thomson, who was shipwrecked and castaway on Possession Island in the Torres Strait in 1845, lived with the islanders, and was rescued by Captain Owen Stanley in the "Rattlesnake", 1849. Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1950-1959
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y separately published work icon Lasseter's Last Ride : An Epic of Central Australian Gold Discovery Lasseter's Last Ride Ion L. Idriess , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1931 Z236497 1931 single work biography Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1950-1959
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y separately published work icon Man Tracks : With the Mounted Police in Australian Wilds Ion L. Idriess , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1935 Z1095193 1935 single work non-fiction Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1950-1959
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y separately published work icon Outlaws of the Leopolds Ion L. Idriess , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1952 Z1133979 1952 single work non-fiction

'North West Australia - in the Wunaamin Miliwundi Ranges, formerly known as the King Leopold Ranges between 1879 and 2020, is the setting for the story of Aboriginal leader Jandamarra and his fight against white invasion of his country.

'Jandamarra, who was also known as Pigeon, had been a blacktracker of great prowess in the Kimberleys before he suddenly turned against the whites. The tribes in his territory were classed as outstanding aboriginal types, and the gang he raised after killing a mounted constable in 1894 was formidable not only in numbers but in cunning and resourcefulness... (his) brilliant strategy, his coldly calculated opportunism, his use of interlocking cave-systems in the Leopolds for getaways, his courage and, above all, his remarkable ability to control his fellow-natives, presented threats beyond the capacity of local patrols to handle.

'Idriess suggests that if Jandamarra had had just a little more time in the early stages of his campaign to organise his forces, he might have succeeded in driving white men out of the Kimberleys altogether. - Sydney Morning Herald'  (Publication summary)

Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1952
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y separately published work icon Over the Range: Sunshine and Shadow in the Kimberleys Over the Range; Sunshine and Shadow in the Kimberleys Ion L. Idriess , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1937 Z843727 1937 single work prose travel Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1953-1954
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y separately published work icon The Wild White Man of Badu : A Story of the Coral Sea Ion L. Idriess , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1950 Z105033 1950 single work novel historical fiction Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1950-1959
y separately published work icon Stone of Destiny Ion L. Idriess , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1948 Z1095057 1948 single work non-fiction Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1948
y separately published work icon One Wet Season One Wet Season : A Saga of the Great North West Ion L. Idriess , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1949 Z843721 1949 single work prose travel Stories of the West Kimberley District, Western Australia. Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1950-1954
y separately published work icon Lightning Ridge : The Land of Black Opals Lightning Ridge Ion L. Idriess , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1940 Z140883 1940 single work autobiography Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1950-1959
y separately published work icon Men of the Jungle Ion L. Idriess , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1932 Z275930 1932 single work autobiography travel Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1953

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