COOEY, William Strutt.


or, The trackers of Glenferry. A true Australian story. Written and illustrated by William Strutt, 1901. Pp. [vi]+58(last blank), illustrated in colour and black & white, notes; oblong 4to; pictorial glazed paper wrappers, tiny snag at head of backstrip; National Library of Australia, Canberra, 1989. First edition. *English artist William Strutt (1825-1915) travelled and sketched widely in Australia in the 1850s. When he returned to England, he began work on this previously unpublished story, which is based on a true account of three children found alive after being lost in the bush for nine days. The original manuscript and sketches which form the basis for this book, are held by the National Library. Item #122251

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