“A Book of Australia” by Tom Inglis Moore.
The Dutch-language edition of “A Book of Australia” was translated by J.J.A. Bakker.
The book was published in a hardcover edition and has a dust jacket.
The front cover of the dust jacket features a painting of the Australian outback by the Australian artist Sidney Nolan.
The book is divided into three sections:
- The first section, “Land en Volk,” provides an overview of Australia’s geography, history, and people.
- The second section, “Literatuur en Kunst,” discusses Australian literature and art.
- The third section, “Het Leven in Australië,” looks at Australian life and culture.
The book includes contributions from some of Australia’s most famous writers, including Henry Lawson, Banjo Paterson, Dorothea Mackellar, and Miles Franklin. The essays, poems, and stories in “A Book of Australia” provide a fascinating glimpse into the country’s past and present.
The Dutch-language edition of “A Book of Australia” was a critical and commercial success. It was praised for its comprehensive coverage of Australia and its well-written essays, poems, and stories. The book was also popular with Dutch readers, and it has been reprinted several times.
Tom Inglis Moore
Tom Inglis Moore was an Australian writer and editor. Educated at the Universities of Sydney and Oxford, he went on to become active on the advisory board of the Commonwealth Literary Fund.
See also: The Robert Menzies Collection