Author: Joy (William) & Prior (Tom)
Year: 1971
Publisher: Frederick Muller (London)
Edition Details: UK Reprint (1st pub. 1963)
Book Condition: G/G
ISBN: 0855580097
Price: 5.00
Hardback. This is the story of Australia's knights of the road from the early days when Black Caesar terrorised the First Fleet settlement on Sydney Cove to the time when the murderous Governor brothers spread fear across 2500 square miles of New South Wales. Tom Prior, who spent months in the Kelly Country digging out new facts, wrote the section dealing with the adventures, raids and ultimate defeat of the Kelly gang and the capture, trial and execution of Ned Kelly. William Joy wrote of the other great bushrangers - Bold "Jack" Donahoe, "Jew-boy" Edward Davis, the monster John Lynch, the Van Diemen's Land Bolters, Jackey Jackey and the robbers of the golden age, Frank Gardiner, Ben Hall, Johnny Gilbert, Captain Thunderbolt, Mad Dan Morgan, Captain Moonlight, the Clarke Brothers and others who laid in wait by the gold roads. Illus. + Map eps and Appendices. 208pp. 8vo. h/back. From the library of true crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate. Ex-lib. with usual rubber stamps but no pockets or dockets. Reading copy G. in G. dw.


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