CENTENARY EDITION OF BANJO PATERSON’S CLASSIC COLLECTION
edited by Warren Fahey and Graham Seal
Published by ABC Books
‘Heritage Book of the Year’ (CMAA Golden Gumleaf Award 2006)
This is a special centenary edition of Banjo Paterson’s classic collection of Australian traditional ballads, with completely updated commentary on the songs. Preserving the best of the original editions and including a selection of subsequently collected songs, this edition also contains a new introduction, notes on collected and archived versions, bibliography, much of it based on new research. Old Bush Songs, as it is universally known, has been through a number of editions and is recognised as a classic of Australian literature and folklore.