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  • Title
    Volume 195: Angus & Robertson manuscripts by A.B. Paterson - The Man from Snowy River and other verses, ca. 1895
  • Call number
    A 1909
  • Level of description
  • Date

    ca. 1895
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Issue Copy
    Microfilm : CY 935, frames 166-208
    Partly Digitised : pp. 6-11
  • Physical Description
    0.02 metres of textual material (1 volume)

    Andrew Barton (Banjo) Paterson's poem The Man from Snowy River was first published in The Bulletin in 1890. In 1895 the firm Angus & Robertson began regular publishing with the success of Paterson's first book, The Man from Snowy River and other verses.
    The book sold 5000 copies in the first four months after publication.
    This manuscript was probably drafted in 1895 when Paterson's book The Man from Snowy River and other verses was being prepared for publication.
  • Scope and Content
    Bound volume of manuscript, typescript, cuttings, printed extracts.
    Incomplete version of The Man from Snowy River and Other Verses. Cuttings from The Bulletin.
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Creator died before 1955
    Please acknowledge:: Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • Finding Aids
    Read a partial transcription here: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/_transcript/2011/D11962/a564.htm
  • General note

    This item has been digitised as part of the Nelson Meers Foundation Benefaction, 2003.
    Previously filed at MLMSS 314/vol. 195
    Digital order no:Album ID : 824045
  • Creator/Author/Artist
  • Subject
  • Exhibited in

    Nelson Meers Foundation Heritage Collection - State Library of New South Wales (June 2003 - January 2004)
    National treasures from Australia's great libraries - Council of Australian State Libraries (December 2005 - December 2006)
    Dixson 60 - State Library of New South Wales (March, 2013)
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