Recollections of Bush Life in Australia, during a Residence of Eight Years in the Interior. Henry William Haygarth, 1821 – 1903.
Recollections of Bush Life in Australia, during a Residence of Eight Years in the Interior.

Recollections of Bush Life in Australia, during a Residence of Eight Years in the Interior.

London: John Murray, 1848. Hardcover. The author's observations of 10 years spent on a squatting run called Buckley's Crossing, south of Sydney, in the late 1930's and early 40's, which was the golden age of squatting in New South Wales.

Includes a chapter discussing women in the Bush. Other topics include early impressions of Australia, station life in the interior, settlers lives in the bush, bushrangers, sheep farming, bush cattle, half wild horses, the station economy, aboriginal life, Australian scenery, overlanders and their way of life, and female society in the bush.

Small 8vo, vi, 162pp. Bound in 19th century brown cloth and marbled boards with paper spine label. Boards slightly rubbed. Internally, signature of Mr. Absolon at title page. Ferguson 4789, Greenway 4528. Libraries Australia ID 3420475. OCLC: 472347807. Very good overall. Item #1959

Price: $200.00