A rich and varied treasure house of Australiana with a range of material to suit every taste and interest. This is the virtue of such a book for, within this single volume are collected extracts from every field and aspect of Australian life. Such diverse elements as the humour of ‘Mo’ and Lennie Lower, the poetry of Henry Kendall and Adam Lindsay Gordon, reminiscences of the famous, and quotations from statesmen, scholars and scoundrels, are united by this theme. There is something for every day. Illustrated with archival black and white photographs and illustrations.