by Bernard O’Reilly
W. R. Smith & Paterson, c1944, [First Edition], hardcover with wraps, black and white photographic frontispiece, hardcover with paste-down illustration on front
Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, some rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, previous owners inscriptions and sticker to front endpapers (see photographs)
“These chapters make no pretence of being other than an untidy collection of memories. They were not written for a public or to cater for any particular taste or for any reason save that the writer wished to write them.
You may, if you wish call them a reaction from the thunder and massed slaughter of an over-mechanised world, but if that is so, then the reaction is an unconscious one.
As memories they are only a partial success, for much detail has been blurred by the years.
people born along the creeks which run into Cox’s River below Kanimbla may find in these pages errors in events and times and names...”