HAPPY JACK. John Gilbert, Edgar Penzig.


The Definitive History of the Bushranger John Gilbert. Pp. xvi+228, numerous illustrations (many full and a few double page), references, index; roy. 8vo; pictorial glazed papered boards, faintly scuffed, fore-corners a trifle rubbed; a couple of tiny glue marks to half-title page; Tranter Enterprises, Katoomba, NSW, 1990. First edition, limited to 1,200 numbered copies, signed by the author. *Additionally inscribed and signed by the author (dated 1991) on the upper free endpaper. John Gilbert (c. 1842-1865) was born in Canada and migrated to Australia with his family in 1852. Between February 1862 and April 1865, he took part in nearly 50 armed holdups and robberies in New South Wales, including several with Ben Hall.. Item #149579

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