Marking the Land: A Collection of Australian Bush Wisdom & Humour

By: Dibble, Brian; and Evans, Jim (ed)

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Hardcover with maroon boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 522pp, 98gms, blue endpapers. Much wisdom and many a laugh can be found in this colourful collection of Australian sayings. They are full of laconic humour, practical good sense and understatement of the everyday speech of country people, who are accustomed to extremes of weather, markets, distance - and luck. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards are in good condition with light scuffing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.

Title: Marking the Land: A Collection of Australian Bush Wisdom & Humour

Author Name: Dibble, Brian; and Evans, Jim (ed)

Illustrator: Woldendorp, Richard

Categories: Australiana,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Crawley, WA, Australia, University of Western Australia Press: 2005

ISBN Number: 1920694463

ISBN Number 13: 9781920694463

Binding: Hardcover with Dust Jacket

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: AUST148

Keywords: Australiana, Rural Australia, Country Australia, Photographs, Wit, Humour, Poetry, Bush Tales, Folklore,