"Poppa's Cricket Team of Cockatoo Valley"
A factual and humorous tale of pioneer life on the land
by W. J. Kurtze
Published by author, printed by Solar Print Adelaide, 1984 [First Edition], [Signed by Author], ISBN 0959079505, black and white photographs in text, paperback,
Very Good Condition, Signed by Author on title page, a little edge and shelf wear, a little rubbing to edges and corners, minor crumpling to front cover and introductory pages, previous owners details on title page, small tear to lower front cover, small tear to top back cover (see photographs)
"Knowing of my interest in heritage matters, some years ago Mr Kurtze invited me to comment on his book with a view to its publication. I found it an utterly disarming tale spiked with humour and the determination to succeed that characterised so many of our pioneer families. "Poppa's Cricket Team" conjured up lively images of another era with appeal. Here was a tale worthy of a place amongst Australian folklore - Anni Luur Fox"