Australian Folklore. A Dictionary Of Lores, Legends And Popular Allusions.
Fearn-Wannan W. (Bill Wannan).
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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher Place: Dee Why West, Sydney.
Publisher Year: 1979
Description: 582 pages. Book is in Very good condition throughout. This Book Grew Out Of A Personal Need For A Reference Work Which Would Serve My Purpose As A Folklorist And As A Student Of Australian Mythology And Legend.
Publishers Description: Who was ‘Anzac mac’? ‘Blue Bob of Borroloola’? ‘Crooked Mick of the Speewah’? How did the terms pommy, jackeroo and ‘cocky-farmer’ originate? What is the meaning of phrases like ‘Beyond the Black Stump’, ‘It’s a find day for travelling’ and ‘To give someone the drum’? Australian folklore has all the answers. It is the most comprehensive collection of Australian lore, legends, traditions, ballads and popular sayings ever published.