"Come a-waltzing Matilda"
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"Come a-waltzing Matilda" Australian folk-lore and forgotten tales by Bill Beatty

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Published by Ure Smith in Sydney .
Written in English


  • Folklore -- Australia.,
  • Tales -- Australia.

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Statementby Bill Beatty ; with decorations by E.J. Munday.
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16494255M

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