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Life in the bush

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Title

Life in the bush

Date

1847

Description

Caption title. Title page is missing and substituted by a page written by Hector Orams (presumable owner of the book) dated Melbourne, 1938, in which he mentions the date of printing as 1847. Also included some biographical information: "Mrs. Kirkland nee Mary Hamilton, pseudonym: Mrs Thompson" and some details re: holders of the Squatting Lease No. 115 P.B., known as "Trawalla" and lease No. 273 P.B. called Mt. Emu. Attached in the back of the book a diagram showing the squatting leases around Trawalla,1838.
Bound with: "A tale of Norfolk Island" (15, [1] pages : 2 illustrations). Tract no. 2 of 'Chambers's miscellany of useful and entertaining tracts', v. 1.
With a newpaper cutting inside front cover from the Melbourne Press (Age or Argus), 1935, titled "Bush life in 1839" discussing "Life in the bush." Another newspaper cutting, inside back cover is from "Books of the day" appearing in the Age on 27 November 1937, about Dr. Alexander Thomson as the Founder of Geelong.
Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Western Victoria Collection.
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Publisher

Printed by W. & B. Chambers
Edinburgh

Rights

Public Domain Mark
This work is free of known copyright restrictions.

Relation

Tract no. 8 of 'Chambers's miscellany of useful and entertaining tracts', v. 1.

Format

32 pages : 1 illustration ; 19 cm

Language

eng

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Citation

Kirkland, Katherine, 1808-1892 and Naylor, Thomas Beagley, -1849, “Life in the bush,” Fusion: Deakin Exhibits Online, accessed December 9, 2019, http://fusion.deakin.edu.au/items/show/1263.

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