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Issue Details: First known date: 1947... vol. 1 no. 7 January 1947 of The Australasian Book News and Library Journal est. 1946 The Australasian Book News and Library Journal
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  • On cover: Art Issue.
  • Includes Farwell's review of Oscar Wilde, His Life and Wit by Hesketh Pearson.
  • Also includes a review of The Coast Watchers by Eric Feldt.
  • This issue includes extensive reviews of books on the arts, by Rod Shaw (entitled 'Aboriginal Art') and George Farwell (entitled 'Background to Hermannsburg').
  • Includes Books Published in Australia: List of Books Supplied to the National Library, Canberra, under the Provisions of the Copyright Act. 26 October - 15 November, 1946 (pp. 327-331)


* Contents derived from the 1947 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The New Year, George Farwell , single work prose
This editorial discusses the impotance of the appearance of a book and how Australia should not fall behind America in this regard.
(p. 285)
Not Wanted On Voyage, Margaret MacCallum , single work review
— Review of Zwishn Himl un Waser Herz Bergner , 1946 single work novel ;
(p. 287, 289)
Great Australian Realist, Irene A. Greenwood , single work (p. 301-302)
In Search of the Bunyip, Adam Francis , single work review
— Review of The Bunyip and Other Mythical Monsters and Legends Charles Barrett , 1946 selected work short story ;
(p. 307)
These Melodious Irish, Jeff Underhill , single work review
— Review of Cullenbenbong Bernard O'Reilly , 1944 single work autobiography ; Melodie's Year Ian Sabey , 1946 single work novel ;
(p. 309)
Recent Books : Digest of the Month's Reading, single work review
— Review of Meanjin Papers vol. 5 no. 3 [Spring] 1946 periodical issue ; Poetry 1941 periodical (21 issues); Southerly vol. 7 no. 1 1946 periodical issue ; Quod Ronald McCuaig Ronald McCuaig , 1946 selected work poetry ;
(p. 313)
Children's Section, Eve Pownall , single work column (p. 314-15)
Old Tales and Their Tellers, Lexie Griffiths , single work column (p. 318)
A Library of Their Own : Prahran - Pioneer Children's Library, Jocelyn McCallum , single work column
Details the process undertaken to establish the Prahran Children's Library.
(p. 319, 321-22)
Recent Children's Books, single work review
— Review of Biff Charles S. Gould , 1945 single work children's fiction ; The Twins Take Charge Anne Bracken , 1946 single work children's fiction ;
(p. 323)
Around the World, single work column (p. 325)
Notes and News, single work column
The Fund spnsors a series of lectures by Devaney, 2UW broadcasts Treasures of the Mitchell, Queensland authors and artists protest publication without permission or payment, and Angus and Robertson call for one-act plays for teenagers.
(p. 332)

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