The Overlander single work   poetry   "When I went out exploring, I took up a fine new run,"
Issue Details: First known date: 1865... 1865 The Overlander
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  • Appears in:
    y The Queenslanders' New Colonial Camp Fire Song Book. An Old Explorer (editor), Sydney : F. Cunninghame , 1865 Z1178934 1865 selected work poetry Sydney : F. Cunninghame , 1865 pg. 10-12
    Note: Air : 'Dearest Mae'
  • Appears in:
    y The Queenslander 10 November 1894 Z1234422 1894 newspaper issue 1894 pg. 884
    Note: The Queenslander published 3 versions of 'The Overlander' in the 'Songs of the Bush' column in 1894. This was the second of the 3 versions to appear and whilst it contained a number of minor differences to the original 1865 song book version, it was substantially the same work.
  • Appears in:
    y The North Queensland Register 12 November 1923 Z1125653 1923 newspaper issue 1923 pg. 77
    Note: Appears in 'On the Track' with slight textual variations.
  • Appears in:
    y The Overlander Songbook Ronald George Edwards (editor), Ronald George Edwards (illustrator), Ferntree Gully : Rams Skull Press , 1956 Z856165 1956 anthology poetry prose Adelaide : Rigby Publishers , 1971 pg. 83-4
    Note: With title: 'The Overlander 1'. Includes annotations by editor.
  • Appears in:
    y The Penguin Book of Australian Ballads [1993] Elizabeth Webby (editor), Philip Butterss (editor), Ringwood : Penguin , 1993 Z136407 1993 anthology poetry humour satire Ringwood : Penguin , 1993 pg. 146-147
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  • Queensland,
  • Kempsey, Kempsey area, Mid North Coast, New South Wales,
  • Sydney,
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