There was movement at the station for the word had got around ...
First published by Angus & Robertson on 17 October 1895, The Man From Snowy River & Other Verses took the country by storm and has remained one of Australia's bestselling and most popular books ever since. The classic title poem by the Bard of the Bush, A.B. 'Banjo' Paterson, continues to inspire the spirit of our nation in readers today.
This centennial edition recreates the atmosphere of the times, faithfully reproducing the original 1895 edition of fortysix ballads selected by Paterson together with his publisher, George Robertson. It is now introduced by historian Jonathan King and beautifully illustrated with images of the remote high country and its people in the days when
... the man from Snowy River let the pony have his head,
And he swung his stockwhip round and gave a cheer