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Vagabond voyager : the untold story / John Stanley James ('The Vagabond', 'Julian Thomas') ; additional contributions by Kay Ashwood and Julianne Spring ; edited and published by Michael Cannon
Bib ID 7835908
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Vagabond, 1843-1896, author
 
Printer [Melbourne, Victoria] : Griffin Press
Description [Inverloch, Victoria] : Michael Cannon, 2019 
©2019 
263 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 24 cm 
Summary

“This is the latest volume of selections from the work of John Stanley James, alias ‘Julian Thomas’, better known as ‘The Vagabond’. Under those guises, he roamed the 19th-century world, contributing many vivid reports and exposes to a variety of publications in Britain, America and Australia. This collection deals mainly with his travels in a Western world undergoing revolutionary changes in transport, industrial techniques, and social mobility. New introductory chapters written by family connections reveal for the first time much of the peculiar nature of the Vagabond’s family life and personal characteristics. As the reader will soon discover, this was no conventional author and journalist.”--Back cover.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Vagabond, 1843-1896 -- Travel.  |  Vagabond, 1843-1896 -- Family.  |  Journalists -- Australia -- Biography -- 19th century.  |  Social history -- 19th century.  |  History -- 19th century.  |  Travel -- 19th century.  |  Australian
Form/genre Biographies
Other authors/contributors Cannon, Michael, 1929- editor  |  Ashwood, Kay, writer of supplementary textual content  |  Spring, Julianne, writer of supplementary textual content

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