Ion (Jack) Llewellyn Idriess 1889-1979

Dedicated to the Life and Works of

As well as his books, there is a lot of other Idriess stuff.

 

 

REVISED/ENLARGED EDITIONS OF JACK'S BOOKS

 

 

 

Lasseter’s Last Ride (2nd - September)

1931

Lasseter’s Last Ride (3RD - November)

1931

Lasseter’s Last Ride (4th - December)

1931

Lasseter’s Last Ride (5th - February)

1932

Prospecting for Gold (April reprint – 158 pp)

1931

Prospecting for Gold (2nd enlarged – 204 pp)

1931

Prospecting for Gold (Revised – 296 pp)

1931

Prospecting for Gold (Enlarged 272pp)

1932

Prospecting for Gold (Enlarged 4TH)

1933

Prospecting for Gold (Enlarged 5TH)

1934

Prospecting for Gold (6TH – 1934?)

1934

Prospecting for Gold (Enlarged 7TH)

1939

Prospecting for Gold (Enlarged 8TH)

1943

Prospecting for Gold (Enlarged 9TH)

1946

The Silent Service (Revised and enlarged)

1952

Fortunes in Minerals-Uranium (Revised)

1959

Diamond (Stone of Destiny)

1969

 

 

FOREIGN EDITIONS

 

 

 

Lasseter’s Last Ride (Polish) 1937?)

1937

In Crocodile Land (Belgian) 1954?)

1954

In Crocodile Land (French)

1954

Men of the Jungle (Swedish)

1938

Headhunters of the Coral Sea (Croatian)

1958

Lasseter’s Last Ride (Swedish)

1934

Lasseter’s Last Ride (German)

1937

Lasseter’s Last Ride (Danish)

1942

Drums of Mer (Swedish) 1935?)

1935

Gold Dust and Ashes (Dutch)

1935

Men of the Jungle (Danish)

1941

Men of the Jungle (French)

1955

Dog of the Desert (US version of “Horrie”)

1946

The Scout (US – Paladin)

1982

 

 

LIMITED AND SERIES EDITIONS

 

 

 

Gold Dust and Ashes (Limited Edition)

1933

The Silent Service (Halsey Presentation x 4)

1954

Flynn of the Inland (Memorial Edition)

1956

National Edition (12 volumes)

1939

Frontier Edition (original 18 + 6 extra volumes)

1951

The Best of Idriess (Discovery Press)

1973

Ion Idriess’ Greatest Stories

1986

 

 

BOOKS ABOUT JACK

 

 

Australia and the Australians (Younger)

1974

Defence Service Records (National Archives)

1918

Frontiersman with a Pen (Ruhen article)

1979

Forty-two Faces (J. Hetherington)

1962

Tim Bowden Interview

1971?

A Handshake for Idriess (Meanjin)

1964

Readers Digest (Dyson)

1977

National Library Tape (de Berg int, 1990?)

1990

Self Portraits (Foster)

1991

Biography (Beverley Eley plus Dixon review)

1995

 

 

BOOKS THAT DENIGRATED JACK

 

 

 

Australians: A Historical Library

2007

Australians

2007

The Journalistic Javelin (Rolfe)

1979

Australian Geographic (Jan-Mar)

1986

Dutton article (The Bulletin)

1993

The Aust. Experience of War (Laird)

1988

Australian Literature (Webby)

2000

Australian Classics (Gleeson-White)

2007

Macquarie PEN Anthology … (Jose ed)

2009

 

 

BOOKS THAT USED JACK’S WORK

 

 

 

Youth Annual (December 1930)

1930

WA Reader (Education Dept)

1939

Australian Roundup (Roderick)

1953

As You Were (Australian War Memorial)

1950

Some Aust Adventurers (E M Heddle ed)

1967

Wanderers in Australia (C Roderick ed)

1950

20 Australian Novelists (Roderick)

1947

Idriess as Guest Speaker (Legacy Minutes)

1933

As You Were (Australian War Memorial)

1946

The Swagman’s Notebook (Barrett)

1943

Guerrillas Foreword

1942

Commonwealth Anthology

1962

Gouger of the Bulletin (Bradly – ed.)

2008

Aussie (Australian War Memorial)

1920

Wool (FG Mather - Part of “Inland” series 1942)

1942

Battle for the Inland (Timbury – Foreword)

1942

The “Man” Storyteller

1945

They Struck Opal (E F Murphy – Foreword)

1948

Bushman’s Handbook (Lindsay Foreword)

1948

Gems from Idriess

1949

Victorian Readers “Eighth Book”

1953

Australian Frontier Tales (Wannan)

1961

This Land of Ours (Farwell and Johnstone eds)

1949

Living off the Land (Articles from Salt)

1944

A Commonwealth Anthology (Humpheys and Darby eds)

1962

Other Banners (Laird)

1971

The Scream of the Reel

1984

Girdle around the World (Boomerang Books)

1952

Saddle Up Again (Mary Small)

1995

Eye Witness (Hutchinson, ed)

2005

Australian Pioneers (Barnaby ed)

1976

 

 

BOOKS THAT REFER TO JACK’S WORK

Dymock’s Catalogue

1932

Dymock’s Catalogue

1934

Dymock’s Catalogue

1936

Dymock’s Catalogue

1937

Desiderata Book Guide

1937

Australia 1788-1938 (Ziegler ed)

1938

I was There-The Great War (Hammerton)

1939

World News – “Lightning Ridge”

1941

The Bluddy Leech (Army?)

1943

Flying Doctor Calling (Hikk)

1947

Jindyworabak Review (Devaney)

1948

Blinki Bill (Wall)

1953

A&R House Magazine

1954

Treasury of Aust Frontier Tales (Wannan)

1961

Australian Junior Encyclopaedia Vol I

1961

Australian Junior Encyclopaedia Vol II

1961

Australian Junior Encyclopaedia Vol III

1961

History of Australian Literature Vol I

1962

History of Australian Literature Vol II

1962

John Flynn, Apostle to Inland (McPheat)

1963

Treasury of Wildlife Stories (Wannan)

1963

Behind the Picture (Bassett)

1966

Land of Wonder (Chisholm)

1966

Tales of Old Australia (Beatty)

1966

Jardine’s Journal

1967

Blood on Beersheba (Hunt)

1968

Owen Stanley RN (Lubbock)

1968

Who’s Who in Australia (Legge)

1968

A Kingdom by the Sea (Phelan)

1969

The Opal Book (Leechman)

1970

Light Horse to Damascus (Mitchell)

1971

Pearl Divers in Australia (Edwards)

1972

The Singing Roads

1972

Great Horse Stories… (Pollard)

1976

Horses – Australian Horses at War

1976

The Opium War (Inglis)

1976

Flynn, Vision of the Inland (McPheat)

1977

Islanders and Aborigines at Cape York (Moore)

1978

Lasseter did not Lie (Stapleton)

1981

Oxford History of Aust Lit. (Kramer)

1981

The Australia Book (Moore)

1982

New Guinea Images (Krauth)

1982

Dear Robinson (Barker)

1982

Regionalism in Australia (Deakin Uni)

1985

Australians at War (Aust Light Horse)

1987

Lasseter in Quest of Gold (Marshall-Stoneking)

1989

The Flying Doctor Story (Wilson)

1989

Textual Spaces (Muecke)

1992

The Silent Heart (Griffiths)

1993

Traeger, Pedal Radio Man (McKay)

1995

Australian Book Collector (Burnet)

1995

Dictionary of Famous Australians (Atkinson)

1995

Australia through Time. 127 years of Aust History

1995

Water for the Inland (Noakes 2000?)

2000

What Happened When (Barker)

2000

800 Horsemen (Stringer)

2000

Front Line (Mahony)

2001

Animal Heroes (Hill)

2005

Animal Allies (Pearson)

2005

Diamond Dakota Mystery (Wills)

2006

How Aust Literature Grew (Heddle)

1962

Creative Writing NSW (Ewers)

1956

The Snowy Baker Story (Growden)

2003

“Yes, Your Honour” (Thompson)

1947

Oxford Literary Guide to Australia (Pierce)

1993

An Idriess Bibliography (Burnet)

1996

Furred Animals of Aust. (Troughton)

1941

DH Lawrence in Australia (Darroch)

1981

Fact and Historical Fiction (Westerly)

1982

Of Nautilus and Eagles (Firkins)

1983

Black Words White Page (Shoemaker)

1989

Kidman (Bowen)

1995

Body Trade (Creed and Hoorn)

2001

A Book of Australia

1961

Gallipoli Sniper (Hamilton)

2008

The Australian Collection (Dutton ed)

1985

Chronicle of the Twentieth Century

1990

Review of “Lasseter’s Last Ride” (Sydney Mail)

1931

 

 

JACK’S MAGAZINE ARTICLES

 

 

 

Salt Vol 3 # 4

1943

Salt Vol 4 # 11

1943

Salt Vol 5 # 2

1942

Salt Vol 5 # 9

1943

Salt Vol 6 # 3

1943

Salt Vol 6 # 4

1943

Salt Vol 6 # 9

1943

Salt Vol 7 # 8

1943

Walkabout May

1938

Walkabout March

1954

Walkabout May

1960

Walkabout April

1965

Walkabout November

1934

Walkabout January

1935

Walkabout February

1935

Walkabout March

1935

Walkabout August

1935

Walkabout September

1935

Walkabout November

1936

Walkabout October

1937

Walkabout December

1938

The Wide World

1930

The Wide World

1959

Bulletin Centenary

1980

Bulletin (many – see Jim Bradly, Gouger of the Bulletin)

1909

LIFE February

1926

MAN January

1937

MAN May

1937

MAN June

1937

MAN June

1938

MAN July

1938

MAN August

1938

MAN October

1938

MAN November

1938

MAN December

1938

MAN January

1939

MAN February

1939

MAN March

1939

MAN May

1939

MAN June

1939

MAN July

1939

MAN August

1939

MAN September

1939

MAN October

1939

MAN January

1940

MAN December

1954

MAN September

1937

MAN March

1938

MAN April

1938

MAN May

1938

MAN September

1938

MAN April

1939

Meanjin Papers Vol,5 Autumn

1946

Meanjin Quarterly #4

1964

Sydney Mail

1929

Sydney Mail

1932

Sydney Mail

1933

Sydney Mail

1937

Country Life p19

1937

Country Life p24

1938

People 31/1

1951

People 14/3

1951

Strange Things I have Seen “Fungoid Death”

1936