Pacific book of bush ballads

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Published by Angus and Robertson in [Sydney] .

Written in English

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  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Australia -- Poetry.,
  • Ballads, English -- Australia -- Texts.,
  • Australian poetry -- 19th century.,
  • Narrative poetry, Australian.,
  • Australia -- Poetry.

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Statementselected by Douglas Stewart and Nancy Keesing.
SeriesPacific books, 82
ContributionsStewart, Douglas Alexander, 1913- comp., Keesing, Nancy, joint comp.
LC ClassificationsPR9560 .S83
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 252 p.
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5764332M
LC Control Number71350323

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