Title Farewell to Old England: A Broadside History of Early Australia
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Adelaide Rigby Limited 1964
Seller ID ID321
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 212 pages To produce this book the author collected hundreds of broadsides [the printed songs that used to be hawked about the streets from England and colonial Australia] and made a selection of the most interesting of them. He then added contemporary passages from diaries, letters, and other sources.