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Old Times in the Bush of Australia - revisited : the Kirby Brothers of Tyntyndyer, trials and experiences of early bush life in Victoria during the eighteen forties ... / James Kirby ; [transcribed by Ian J. Itter]
Bib ID 7326231
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Kirby, James, author
 
Access Conditions Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are warned that this publication may contain names and images of deceased persons. 
Printer Swan Hill, Victoria : Academy Graphics
Description Swan Hill, Victoria : Ian J. Itter, 2016 
219 pages : illustrations (some colour), colour maps, portraits (some colour) ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 9780994151056 (paperback)
Series

Revisited series.

Summary

Annotation. Early pioneer of Port Phillip District, James Kirby tells the story of the native wars at Tyntyndyer on the Lower Murray River and includes several short stories on the early days of colonisation.

Notes

“… written at the expressed wish of His Excellency the Governor, Lord Hopetoun, and presented to him by the writer, James Kirby of MINYIP. One of the earliest (if not the earliest) bush pioneers, of the Colony of Victoria, now living.”--Title page.

Includes bibliographical references (page 215) and index.

Reproduction Originally published: Melbourne : Geo. Robertson and Co., 1896. 
Subjects Kirby, James -- Anecdotes.  |  Tyntyndyer Homestead (Swan Hill, Vic.) -- History.  |  Frontier and pioneer life -- Victoria -- Anecdotes.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Victoria -- History.  |  Victoria -- Social life and customs -- 1834-1900.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Itter, Ian J., 1940- transcriber
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Cover title: Old Times in the Bush of Australia : Kirby Brothers of Tyntyndyer Station

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