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The Heather in the South by Bill Wannan

The Heather in the South by Bill Wannan

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The Heather in the South

Lore Literature and Balladry of the Scots in Australia

A Scottish-Australian Entertainment

Edited by Bill Wannan

Lansdowne Press, 1966 [First Edition], illustrated with line drawings (beginning each chapter), green cloth hardcover, dustjacket

Near Fine Condition, book fine, dustjacket has minor repairs to tears, has shelf/edge wear, crease to inside front wrap (see photographs)

'The influence of the Scots on Australian life has been profound.  From the time the first Scottish settlers and convicts arrived in Australia early governors, explorers, eminent churchmen, artists, poets and novelists, bushrangers, prospectors and farmers have all played significant roles.  And consequently, a certain "Scottish quality" has woven its way into Australian life and lore.'

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