MAN FROM ARLTUNGA: Walter Smith Australian Bushman

By: Kimber, R.G.

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Book Condition: Very Good +


vi, + 187pp., colour and b/white halftone plate section, plus three line-drawn maps at rear. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped. Illustrated card wrapper minimally edgeworn, with a soft reading crease on front wrap. Textblock has several formerly dog-eared leaves, else unmarked. This book tells the story of one of Australia's last 'old-style' bushmen of outback Australia. Born at Arltunga goldfield on 2 July, 1893, Walter Smith told his story to R.G. Kimber between the years 1981-1983. Walter Smith died in 1990 . . . Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Introduction, 20 chapters. End Notes. Bibliography. Indexes x 3. Notes. Postscript Eulogy for Walter Smith 20-6-90, The Arltunga Gold Rush, and the Pub in the Scrub. Maps. Book weight approx. 255g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.

Title: MAN FROM ARLTUNGA: Walter Smith Australian Bushman

Author Name: Kimber, R.G.

Categories: Australian History, Australian Biography,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: Alice Springs, N.T., and Carlisle, W.A., The Arltunga Hotel and Bush Resort, with Hesperian Press: 1996

ISBN Number: 0859052257

ISBN Number 13: 9780859052252

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good +

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 013515

Keywords: Biography, Australia, Bushmen, Central Australia, Goldfields (Central Australia), Smith, Walter (1893-1990), Kimber, R.G.