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Wild notes from the lyre of a native minstrel / by Charles Tompson, Jun
Bib ID 2257251
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Tompson, Charles, 1807-1883
 
Online Versions
Description Sydney : Robert Howe, Govt. Printer, 1826 
68 pages ; 26 cm. 
Full contents
  • Retrospect; Or, A Review of my Scholastic Days.
  • I. A Baccanalian Ode,
  • Ode II. To Sylvia,
  • Ode III. To Laura,
  • Ode IV. To Sylvia,
  • Ode V. To Sylvia
  • Ode VI. Farewell
  • Ode VII. To Spring
  • Ode VIII. The Voyage
  • I. On the Death of Maj. Gen. Macquarie,
 
Notes

The first volume of verse by a native-born Australian to be published in his own country.

National Library of Australia's FRM F1093 (N) copy half bound in calf with blue boards; has anonomous manuscript pencil note "This copy which belonged to Sir Saul Samuel was catalogued by Sotherans at £10 10/- - I have added Robinson's autograph msg to Secretary, J.T. Campbell from another very poor copy which I had bound ..." bound in; also bound in, a manuscript note in ink: "This book was presented to me by my friend John Thomas Campbell Esq., late Colonial Secretary at Sydney, New South Wales this 25th day of March 1829 - R. Robinson".

National Library of Australia's FRM F1093 (NL) copy is half bound in marbled boards with a gilt Parliament of the Commonwealth supralibros on the front cover; stamped 10 Oct. 1904, 6989, Commonwealth of Australia Library of the Parliament.

National Library of Australia's FC F1093 copy half bound with five raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers; Angus & Robertson, Sydney booksellers label pasted inside the front cover; press clipping dated 4 Oct. 1929, 'First Australian poet. Written for "Wingham Chronicle" by F.A. Fiztzpatrick' loosely inserted.

FRM F1093 (N) copy also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-492175961

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 1093

Other authors/contributors Samuel, Saul, Sir, 1820-1900 former owner

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